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Turning experiences into poetry

Geoff Goodfellow

To write a poem requires inspiration. It also requires craft. In Triggers one poet shows how he has been inspired to write by the events of his everyday life and how he has developed methods for turning these experiences into poems.

'You learn to do things well by being in the presence of someone who is highly competent and willing to show you how. In Triggers, Geoff Goodfellow has generously opened windows on his thoughts and composing processes as a poet. The result is a unique, dynamic and educational enticement to the many apprentice writers in Australia. Teachers will welcome it and students will love it!' - Garth Boomer, Acting Director-General of Education, South Australia

'The poet needs a trigger to release the poem which is already there in mind, just waiting to be found. It is the same for novelists. All writers need triggers.' - Rodney Hall, Writer and Chair of The Australia Council for the Arts

Geoff Goodfellow has been writing and publishing poetry for more than thirty years. He has performed for thousands of audiences, large and small, across Australia and in Canada, the United States, Cuba, China, Europe and the United Kingdom. Geoff's books have been reprinted many times. Poems for a Dead Father was short-listed for the Age Book of the Year Award. Geoff Goodfellow lives by the sea, at Semaphore in Adelaide.
Category Literature - Poetry
Format Paperback
Other information
Size 235 x 150 mm
ISBN 9781862542761
Extent 135 pages
Price: AU$19.95 including GST
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