Kirstyn McDermott hosts Words Out Loud
at the Printers Room monthly, teaches at Federation University, has been
writing for upwards of 15 years and attends a Melbourne critique group meeting
once a month. She’s a regular presence at our members’ nights, and was kind
enough to share her experience and expertise this May.
She opened by saying that writers are not sole geniuses and they do not work alone. She shared a quote from Terry Tempest Williams — “I write in a solitude born out of community.”
Words Out Loud is ‘breaking the ice’ at its August edition.
Wordsmiths are invited to explore the theme or simply ignore it altogether.
This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else’s. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each. Sign up on the night.
Date: Thursday August 15
Time: Doors open about 6.30pm, words from 7pm