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Workshop: My Word (for young ones)

Poetry workshop with award-winning writer Kristen Lang


What do poetry and painting have in common? It is said that to write a poem is to paint with words. Come and see how it’s done! Join award-winning writer Kristen Lang for a two-hour exploration of words that paint a picture.

Who: ages 8 – 12 years


Kristen Lang was awarded her PhD in poetry in 2004 and published Let Me Show You a Ripple in 2008. She won the ACU Prize for Poetry in 2015, was joint winner of the Rosemary Dobson Award 2011, highly commended in the Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize 2011, shortlisted for the Bridport Poetry Prize 2013, and the ACU Literature Prize 2014, and was long-listed for the UC Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize 2014 and 2015, and the Rialto Nature Poetry Competition 2015. She is currently working on three new collections.

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Workshop: My Word (for young ones)

Devonport Regional Gallery
45-47 Stewart Street, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

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