Since September 2018 Mel Perry has been working through the library in Gnosjö to promote creative writing by teaming up with a group of children and a local teacher. With inspiration from “The Lost Words” by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, Mel has taught the children the poetic technique of the acrostic, where certain letters in each line spell out a word or phrase. Choosing items from a local forest in September, the children have created poems that have extended thei
Inês Lampreia went to Leif Risberg literature classes on 7 and 8 of february to work with the students. Following the class years curriculum, they were revisiting Selma Lagerlöf book Kejsarn av Portugallien (The Emperor of Portugallia), written by Lagerlöf in 1914. In their writing exercises students created different genre stories with their own characters with a imaginary reign of Portugallia as a scenario background.
Between 6 and 8 of february, Inês Lampreia was delivering workshops at Tranås Highschool to several classes with the support of Ulrika Sätervik. During the workshops many languages were spoken - Swedish, Portuguese, Spanish and English - many cultural background were shared and were developed creative writing exercises. Among them students and Inês Lampreia developed a dialogue about the contemporary circunstances they are living in and students were writing stories projectin