R. M. Francis is a writer from the Black Country, recently completed PhD at the University of Wolverhampton. He's the author of three poetry chapbooks, Transitions (The Black Light Engine Room, 2015) Orpheus (Lapwing Publications 2016) and Corvus' Burnt-Wing Love Balm and Cure-All (The Black Light Engine Room, 2018). In 2020, his full collection is due out with Smokestack Books and his debut novel will be published by Wild Pressed Books.
In this series of writing workshops he'll introduce writers to some of his cutting-edge creative practices, set out in his recent PhD at the University of Wolverhampton. He'll be covering the following: writing place and the poetry of place; writing dialect; performance techniques; poetic solutions - fusing formal and thematic conjugations.
The workshop is held over a two-week period.
Tuesday 18th June 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Tuesday 25th June 6.30pm - 8.30pm