Saturday 4 February 11:00 am - 13:00 pm

Join acclaimed poet Elizabeth-Jane Burnett for an eco-poetry workshop at Exeter Custom House. Expect a nourishing take on writing in the rhythms of nature ahead of the Sunday full moon.

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett is an author and academic whose creative and critical work has a largely environmental focus. Publications include poetry collections Of Sea (2021) and Swims (2017) from Penned in the Margins, nature writing memoir The Grassling (Penguin, 2019) and monograph A Social Biography of Contemporary Innovative Poetry Communities: The Gift, the Wager and Poethics (Palgrave, 2017). She was a Leverhulme Research Fellow (2021-2), researching Creative Writing and Climate Change: Developing a New Wetlands Literature and is an Associate Professor in Creative Writing and nature diarist for The Guardian. Twelve Words for Moss is forthcoming from Penguin in 2023.

This workshop is part of the Gaia Creates programme in collaboration with Exeter Cathedral and Exeter City of Literature Partnership Network. Check out the other exciting events in the city responding to Luke Jerram’s Gaia during its stay at Exeter Cathedral here.

This workshop is taking place in person at Exeter Custom House and is Pay What You Can.