Mix up your writing and learn new skills and techniques with Jacqueline Saphra
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
Smash the patriarchy and bring light to the exceptional work of some major female Modernists.
Tim Dooley’s weekly workshop for poets looking to develop their individual voice and technique
Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced course with Mark Waldron
Take your first steps into the world of poetry!
“I'm never going back, the past is in the past” – Elsa of Arendelle
Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced workshop
Calling poets, playwrights, and Shakespeare-lovers! Join us for an exciting exploration of verse drama and learn how to use these techniques in your own poetic and theatrical writing.
Sweep through a breadth of Latin American poetry under the expert eye of Pablo Neruda’s acclaimed biographer and translator.
Join the avant-garde, issue a radical challenge to sense, and interrogate the nature of meaning in poetry.
In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Katharine Kilalea
Want to be a poet? Go Write Ahead.
Monthly all-day Saturday workshops with Ros Barber
Explore what it means to perform aspects of the self in your poetry and discuss what is lost, gained, and – potentially – transformed in the process.
Get inspired with a day at the Tate Modern before coming together to workshop new poems a month later.
An intensive weekend exploring life writing with acclaimed poet and memoirist Hannah Lowe.
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.
Move through time with poet and visual artist Ella Frears
Head to the moon with Sean O’Brien and consider which parts of your poems should be jettisoned into the vacuum of space.
In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Maurice Riordan
Get things in order and explore the many uses of the list form with James Davies.
Wipe off your monocle, have your glass armonica tuned, move the tomatoes into the greenhouse, and smash the glass ceiling with Judy Brown.
An immersive weekender of sound experimentation and text generation.
In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Mary Jean Chan
If we must first write from the heart in order to write poems for the heart, how do we begin this tender work?