14 March 2020

Danez Smith writing masterclass

Join Danez Smith – one of the world’s leading poets, for an eye-opening insight into expert writing techniques.

An exclusive poetry writing masterclass with award-winning writer, Danez Smith. Learn some expert exercises, techniques and methods of expression with an internationally acclaimed writer.

Danez Smith is a Black, queer published author and performer from St Paul’s Minneapolis, USA. Smith has won numerous prizes and awards and is the youngest ever winner of the Forward Prize.

Danez’s work has been featured widely including on Buzzfeed, The New York Times, PBS NewsHour, Best American Poetry, Poetry Magazine, and on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

About Lyra Poetry Festival

Lyra Poetry Festival presents a radical, diverse programme focusing on climate, nature and Bristol’s legacy of Romantic Poetry.

Lyra aims to present and promote poetry in as many formats as possible, and this year they are hosting live readings, slam poetry, open mics, family activities, workshops, panel discussion, walking tours and a film screening.

Find out more about Lyra Poetry Festival.