Hybrid Harmony
Like writing poetry? Song lyrics? Musical scores?  Drama? Fiction? How about making visual art?  Now…. what if I told you that you could use all those skills at the SAME TIME?!!  In this collaborative workshop, you will learn all the ins and outs of writing contemporary hybrid poetry.
(I know,  I know…you’re probably thinking what the heck is ‘hybrid poetry’??  Well, hybrid poetry is a form of poetry which incorporates many different genres of writing into it.  I want you to bring your unique skills and talents to the class, and we will use them to create a personalized piece of hybrid poetry that only you can create!
Not only will you will get to hone all of your writing skills, but you will also have the opportunity to tell your own stories through the highly personalized genre of hybrid poetry.

Sandy Pool is a writer, editor and Creative Writing instructor based in Toronto.  Sandy holds a degree in Theatre Performance and English from the University of Toronto, as well as a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University Guelph.  Currently, she is a holder of the prestigious Killam scholarship in poetics at the University of Calgary, where she is completing her Phd.  Sandy has been published in various literary journals and was most recently anthologized in The Best Canadian Poems in 2011, published by Tightrope Books.
Her first book Exploding Into Night published by Guernica Editions, was long-listed for the 2010 re-lit award and short-listed for the 2010 Governor General’s Award for poetry.   Her second book, Undark: An Oratorio was recently published this fall with Nightwood Editions.