CORRESPONDENCES is honoured to have esteemed poet, writer, translator and editor Ouyang Yu running a master poetry workshop and would love the community to join. Ouyang's workshop will be on how to write in-situ and what it means to 'found' poetry. Ouyang is a gifted orator and teacher with prodigious energy and a great sense of humour. Writers of all levels are encouraged to join this special occasion. A much-abbreviated bio for Ouyang is provided below. Bookings via the event page are essential. Places are limited. Arts Merri-Bek supports our work. We extend our heartfelt thanks. Image credits: Leaf poetry by Ouyang Yu © Ouyang Yu Bio Ouyang Yu is a Naarm (Melbourne)-based poet, novelist, literary scholar and translator. Over his decades-long writing career, he has published prolifically in both English and Chinese—including the award-winning novel The English Class (2010). His more recent works include the novel Billy Sing (2017) and the poetry collection Flag of Permanent Defeat (2019). He is the recipient of the 2022 Australia Council Fellowship for Literature, the awarding of which has allowed him to focus on his new documentary novel.
Emma Thomson, Director/Producer