Saturday, April 19, 2008

Jacob's Back!

Poet and mentor Jacob Sam-La Rose is going to be back in town and running workshops. Here's the blurb from the British Council :
We’re really happy to welcome back British poet and writer, Jacob Sam-La Rose, to Kuala Lumpur from 21 to 26 March.

A former Poet-in-Residence at BBC London, he has taught creative writing internationally, and has facilitated and taught workshops and extended projects through institutions such as the National Theatre, the Arvon Foundation, Spread the Word, the Roundhouse, the Barbican, as well as a range of schools across England.

Jacob will be running workshop sessions with teacher trainers, trainee teachers, secondary school students and officers from the Curriculum Development Centre. And for you poets out there, fear not as Jacob will have some time to work with you too.

Jacob will be holding workshops for aspiring and first time poets and performers. For ages 16 and above.

Date: 24 & 25 April 2008
Time: 7.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Venue: British Council Kuala Lumpur

For all you poets who’ve been busy making the Klang Valley a more literary place - come raise the bar with us!

Date: 26 April 2008
Time: 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
Venue: Dram Projects, BG-6, Happy Mansion, Jalan 17/13, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Spaces are limited and pre-registration is required. To register for the workshops email us at
Here's Jacob reading a poem called Gravity at Wayang Kata III.

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