Serena Newby

“I have been in a writing group with Carolyn Askar for over 10 years. Anyone lucky enough to be able to get to one of Carolyn’s workshops should go and know that they will have a rich and creative time. Carolyn’s gift as mentor and teacher is her ability to see into the heart of your work, to hear what is obscured and—by suggesting a tiny twitch or a ‘taking out’—to magically transform it, allowing you, in that moment, to feel worthy of the name ‘poet’.”