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Coming Soon, An Online Poetry Workshop: The Wild Within

Wendy Pratt Writing

This week has been a week of disappointments. Apparently there’s been some sort of sporting event that’s got people a bit down, but for me the biggest blow was being turned down for an Arts Council England grant which would have enabled me to focus solely on finishing my latest collection and adapt it into a live event. I got the email yesterday and I have to say, I was gutted. No one working in the arts wants to be reliant on funding, but without financial support, getting any sort of project off the ground is difficult, so it came as something of a body blow. However, I am getting over it and marching forward, the rejection has given me the kick up the bum I needed to look at other ways in which I can pursue this project and I feel positive about the future. It helps that I…

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About Geraldine Ward

Geraldine Ward has been writing and performing various forms of poetry and prose from an early age, and is a regular contributor at the London Farrago Poetry Slam nights. She has published a number of books including the "Now" collection, and has featured in other publications including Katie Metcalfe's "Beautiful Scruffiness" series of magazines.

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