Thank you Libby Hathorn for an amazing night of poetry writing and admiring at the SCBWI meeting in the Hughenden Hotel, Sydney. It is always a pleasure to be taught by someone passionate about what they do…but Libby lives and breathes the beauty of poetry. Such a wonderful night! Thank you, Susanne Gervay for letting us use your wonderful hotel.
SCWBI Event Monday March 17, 2014
An evening with brilliant poet and author, Libby Hathorn
LOCATION: Hughenden Hotel, 14 Queen Street Woollahra
TIME & DATE: 6-8pm Monday March 17
COST: $25 SCBWI members coffee/tea and light refreshments
Libby Hathorn is an award-winning poet and author of more than 50 books for children and young people, as well as books for adults. Translated into several languages and adapted for the stage and screen, her work has won honours in Australia, the US, Great Britain and Holland.
Libby loves poetry. Reading it, being inspired by it, reciting it, teaching it, writing it and dreaming about it. Many of her novels and picture books are inspired by poetry entirely. She is currently working on a World War 1 novel entitledEventual Poppy Day (Harper Collins 2015) and her latest picture books are A Baby for Loving and Outside! (Hardie Grant Egmont/Little Hare 2014)
LIBBY’S TALK: FIND YOUR INNER POET
Come spend some time with poetry devotee Libby and scribe some lines for entertainment or reflection, for bragging or for just plain satisfaction. Libby will take you through her foolproof steps to successful poetry writing.
WARNING! Not just poetry will come out of this workshop- there may well be a novel or short story lurking, just waiting to be released by poetry power.
PAYMENT: Call the Hughenden Hotel on (02) 9363 4863 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to pay by Visa or Mastercard, or by direct deposit to the SCBWI acc BSB: 082 187 Acc No: 79540 2096
For those who can’t be there, we’ll put a full report on the SCWBI website and Facebook page. Susanne Gervay, RA and Deborah Abela, ARA