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learn to write good with dominic “tourettes” hoey

27th & 28th May 2017

12pm – 3pm each day
Cost: $200 - Places are limited to 12 people*

Whether you write songs, poetry or prose this course will help you find your voice. Classes will be super relaxed with a focus on creativity. While some experience would be helpful, beginners are more than welcome. You’ll cover the rudiments of creative writing, good editing practices, overcoming writers block and generating new ideas!

Dominic Hoey is a poet, author, and musician based in Auckland, New Zealand. Under the Tourettes moniker, Dominic has released five critically acclaimed studio albums, two books of poetry and four short films. In a former life, he was an MC battle- and slam-poetry champion. He has performed his spoken-word poetry in Australia, Europe, England, Japan, and America. His first novel, Iceland, is due for release later in June through Steele Roberts.

He also works as an arts mentor, teaching rangatahi excluded from mainstream education.

* Toi Pōneke is running a competition to give 2 people the opportunity to attend both days! To enter: write a creative piece about Toi Pōneke in 50 words and send to

Competition closes 5pm Friday 12 May


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