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WORKSHOP: Creative Non-Fiction with John Burnside

  • The Arts House 1 Old Parliament Lane Singapore, 179429 Singapore (map)

It can be argued that all writers produce works based on personal experiences, but what often distinguishes the finest works of creative non-fiction is their emergence not just from the familiar, but from the strange and the wondrous. In Mahabharata, when questioned by Yama at the Enchanted Pool, Yudhisthira, says: “Each day death strikes, and we live as though we were immortal. This is the greatest wonder.” 

Drawing on works by various writers in different non-fiction genres, this workshop examines the use of the everyday, and the discovery of the marvellous, in our explorations of the “greatest wonder” that humans ever experience: the “Quick now, here, now, always” of daily life.

VENUE: The Arts House (Council Room)
ADDRESS: 1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore 179429
EVENT WEBSITE: The Arts House, Peatix (for tickets)

6 Oct 2018, 10am–1pm, $50 / $30 (concession)

Earlier Event: October 4
The Arts House presents John Burnside