Christchurch – Saturday, June 2 at 10 AM – 6 PM
The Avon Loop Community Cottage -28 Hurley St
Dunedin -Saturday, June 9 at 10 AM – 6 PM
Fringe HQ -26 Princes Street
Wellington – Saturday, June 16 at 10 AM – 6 PM
Toi Poneke Arts Centre, 61 – 69 Abel Smith St, Te Aro
Napier – June 30th, 10am – 6pm AMP Building,
1 Shakespeare Road
Poet, musician and best selling author Dominic Hoey, is running a series of one day
creative writing workshops in June.
Dominic has been running the workshops, entitled Learn To Write Good, for three
years working with over 100 writers. They cover the fundamentals of creative
writing and are open to everyone from poets to song writers to journalists to
The classes are relaxed with a focus on creativity, but also touch on
technique to make sure students leave with the rudiments of good writing.
Dominic has released five critically acclaimed studio albums, two books of poetry,
four short films, a one man show and a best-selling novel.
In a former life, he was an MC battle- and slam-poetry champion. He’s performed
his spoken-word poetry in Australia, Europe, England, Japan, and America. His
novel, Iceland was long listed in this years Ockham book awards and listed as one
of 2017’s best books by The Listener.
Classes are $200, for more information or to book a space contact Dominic –
“The class really got me out of my comfort zone and trying new things. It was great
to have a supportive environment to experiment with my writing style.”
“I wrote 5,000+ words and finished the first draft of my novel in the two days after
the workshop. So yeah, it was good!”
“Thank you very much for sharing your insight and experience. I admire your ability
to balance the unique, insightful and personal elements of your work with true
“”Dominic taught me many new skills to utilise. I value his lessons because the
ideas come through in an easy-to-understand and clear manner which he sets to
the individual or group learning capacity. Would I recommend Creative Writing
Courses by Dominic Hoey? Yes!” “