WORKSHOPS

Join one of our Creative Writing Workshops

Writers Practice hosts creative writing workshops in Kāpiti, online and periodically in other locations around Aotearoa. We currently offer 1-2 day workshops (in person and online) and a longer four week course. All courses are limited to 12 participants to allow for deeper engagement and connection. 

Please see below for the latest offerings. 

We offer some scholarship places on each of our programmes. If you’d like to be considered for a scholarship please select the deposit only option and internet banking and then fill in this short form.

If you’re not sure what’s right for you or you’re looking for something residential, check out the Kāpiti Writers’ Retreat or get in touch!

Upcoming Workshops

HUMOUR IN FICTION

28 JUNE & 5 JULY, ONLINE

Join novelist and lawyer, Brannavan Gnanalingam for this two-day, online workshop exploring humour, its role in literature, and methods you can use to incorporate it into narratives. We will look at the use of humour in writing, including its historical use, satire (Juvenalian vs Horatian), ethics, and discourse.

PROCESS AND PLAY

23 & 24 JULY, KĀPITI

Join writer and poet, Airini Beautrais for this two-day workshop exploring creativity, process, and play, honing in on the places where creativity comes from within ourselves, and the various forms of inspiration we carry with us. Focusing on the process rather than the product and getting back to what first drove us to create.

Previous Workshops