Poetry Pause x The Writer’s Studio at SFU: Erin Brown-John — Turing Test

The Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University offers a community-focused approach to creative writing instruction, combining formal learning with individual mentorship and group workshops. This year-long, part-time program covers the theory, craft and business of writing and is structured to fit with your current work-life commitments.

Beginning this September, carve out time for your writing, connect with community, and receive mentorship from award-winning writers – all from the comfort of your own home. Applications are open for The Writer’s Studio Online 2020-2021 program until June 30, 2020.

Poem: Two robots move in random paths, back and forward, across the gallery. When they meet, they print love notes. Heat-sensitive paper curls, hits the floor as they part. Records fade, past liaisons crush underwheel. A robot programmed to approach humans encounters me, and flees. End of poem. Credits: Copyright © Erin Brown-John Erin Brown-John is a poet based in Vancouver, and a 2018 graduate of The Writers Studio at Simon Fraser University. Her work appears in the anthology Emerge 18 and she’s currently working on a full-length collection. When not writing she’s getting her hands dirty growing flax and processing it into linen. The Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University offers a community-focused approach to creative writing instruction, combining formal learning with individual mentorship and group workshops. This year-long, part-time program covers the theory, craft and business of writing and is structured to fit with your current work-life commitments.