“Writing is a kind of wrestling with the opacities of our own understanding with the limits of the language we use. And like Jacob’s wrestling with the angel, it is done to win a blessing.” Pat Lowther, from an unpublished essay, “A Kind of Wrestling,” ca. 1964-5
Weisenthal, Christine. The Collected Works of Pat Lowther, NeWest Press, 2010.
Peak into what’s forthcoming @ Sonia’s Poetry Project:
I am facilitating a Pat Lowther Writing Workshop forthcoming this later summer (September) or early autumn (October) 2014. A look at one Canadian 20th c. female post-modern poet to encourage and further inform our current poetics while engaged in creative experimental writing of poetry and other informing the current literary movement(s) and/or stages through past theoretical discourse in 21st century Canadian writing by revisiting our national literary Poetry of the past.
More details to come…And Soon!