Meet the Artist – Gina Mercer @ the Culture Centre
Gina enjoys a 3-stranded career as writer, editor, & teacher. She was Managing Editor of Island Magazine from 2006-2010. She currently uses her editing experience to assist writers to birth their books. After 30 years of teaching she now specialises in running creative writing workshops
Gina is currently writing a series of poetry collections themed around the elements: Earth, Air, Fire & Water. She has published 3 books in this series. Set in Stone is next – a sequence about the element of Earth. While on King Island Gina will be developing new work to complete this manuscript. She is excited by the idea of exploring this element while living on a rock, an island in Bass Strait, drawing inspiration from its people & landscapes, as well as their dynamic interactions.
Drop into the Cultural Centre and meet Gina, their will be some food provided and BYO drinks.
Also while on KI, Gina will running a Creative Non-Fiction Workshop on the Sat 27 Aug and Pot Luck Poetry on Sunday 4 Sept. Details to come later on.