Develop your critical confidence and acquire a veritable poet’s toolkit of skills to become your best self-editor with the editor-in-chief at Nine Arches Press.
Take a walk on the wild side to explore the extraordinary power that animals can bring into your poems.
An immersive weekender of sound experimentation and text generation.
If we must first write from the heart in order to write poems for the heart, how do we begin this tender work?
Put a spring in your step with this brand new 6-week course exploring the relationship between words and music.
An intensive weekend exploring life writing with acclaimed poet and memoirist Hannah Lowe.
Get things in order and explore the many uses of the list form with James Davies.
In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Seán Hewitt
Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced course with Mark Waldron
Take your first steps into the world of poetry!
Odes to the moon are something of a poetic cliché these days. But is the same true when that moon is a space station...?
Transform yourself and the world around you through the power of poetry.
One of our flagship advanced workshops, with the added perk of special guests each term
Take the next steps in your poetry career and explore contemporary poetry’s cutting-edge
Hone your craft, explore poetry’s inner workings, and look at techniques to help your poems achieve lift-off
Join us on a voyage into the blue, as we dive to the Marianas Trench, spot white whales, and attempt to clean up the Pacific trash vortex.
Tim Dooley’s weekly workshop for poets looking to develop their individual voice and technique
Mix up your writing and learn new skills and techniques with Jacqueline Saphra
Come root in Davy Jones’s locker for nautical inspiration, exploring wreckage, ghost ships, and missing histories.
Monthly all-day Saturday workshops with Ros Barber.
Examine poetry’s many different voices to see how your own can shift, change and fluctuate for different effects.
Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced workshop
Get light-fingered and argumentative with other artists to take your own writing to new places.
In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Linda Gregerson
Engage in lies and deceit to push poetic forms beyond their limits and unlock the explosive power of your writing.
Spend June reading and discussing a huge range of feminist poetry. Expect to be surprised, infuriated, and inspired.
Explore the effects of living, and writing, between multiple languages.
Explore visual techniques and play with omissions, erasure, and negative space to expand your poetic practice.
Listen to your poems’ concerto of sounds as a way to explore their subconscious drives.
In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Mary Jean Chan
Move between the personal and political to explore the power of poetry in fighting tyrants.
In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Leah Umansky
Explore the intersections between the post-war traditions of modern art and avant-garde poetry.
Explore ancient notions in contemporary times and write new poems as a seer, magi, witch, healer, and shaman.