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Writing Workshop: Finding a poem

Join Dr Denise Chapman for a creative writing workshop on found poetry. Participants will be guided through the process of creating a found poem as well as working together on one live performative poem in a joyful and supportive session suitable for ages 10 and older.

Dr. Denise Chapman is a counternarrative storyteller, spoken word poet, and critical autoethnographer who lectures in children’s literature and early literacy at Monash University. Her work is featured in our current exhibition, 'Volume: Bodies of Knowledge'. To learn more about the exhibition, visit our Volume: Bodies of Knowledge exhibition page.

Presented by Community Reading room and the Counihan Gallery in partnership with the Merri-bek Family Festival. 

Accessibility information

If you have access requirements, please let us know by emailing

For more information about the accessibility of the Counihan Gallery venue, visit our Access and Inclusion page


Counihan Gallery
Phone: 03 9389 8622

Further information

For program updates you can follow the Counihan Gallery Instagram page. You can also go to the Counihan Gallery Facebook page.

To see the full Merri-bek Family Festival program, visit the Merri-bek Family Festival website.