This writing workshop, facilitated by poet and food writer Sean Wai Keung, will look at community food, celebration cooking, and positive local food stories. Through a series of reflections and exercises, participants will be invited to write, draw, think, make, talk, and celebrate community food. No writing experience is necessary but please feel free to bring along any recipes or cooking tips that you'd like to share. The workshop will end by inviting participants to collectively form a small zine that will be shared among the group.
ABOUT SEAN Sean Wai Keung is a writer based in Glasgow. His work often uses food as a starting point for explorations of identity and migration. His pamphlet 'you are mistaken' won the Rialto Open Pamphlet Competition 2016 and he has also released short-length work with Speculative Books. His first full length poetry collection, 'sikfan glaschu', was published by Verve Poetry Press in April 2021, and was described as "joyful, earnest and offering unexpected poignancies from everyday life" by The Scotsman. He has worked on food-in-community projects including Home Cooking with Tramway Beyond Walls and Many Voices Many Kitchens with Bella Caledonia.
Glasgow Zine Library
636 Cathcart Road