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Write Your Own Story with Ollie O’Neill: LGBTQIA+ poetry workshop

23 March 2021
6:00 pm
8:00 pm

Join award-winning poet Ollie O’Neill for a writing workshop for LGBTQIA+ participants

We are delighted to welcome award-winning poet Ollie O’Neill to ONCA to host ‘Tell Your Own Story’ – a writing workshop for LGBTQIA+ participants aged 18+ . Ollie will bring a range of poems by herself and other authors and we will explore ways into writing autobiographical poetry. Expect a supportive atmosphere, gentle prompts and an opportunity (no pressure) to share your work with the group and online afterwards.

About Ollie O’Neill

Ollie is a poet and writer from London, currently based in Brighton. She is the former UK Youth Slam Champion, and Barbican Young Poet alumni. She has read at venues such as The Institute of Contemporary Art, Soho Theatre, Royal Festival Hall, Cheltenham Literature Festival and many more.

In 2020, her debut full length collection What We Are Given was published by Write Bloody UK. In 2019, her debut pamphlet Ways of Coping was published by Out-Spoken Press.


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