Discover what ghostliness and absence can become in your writing, as we trace the spectral in landscape and nature, time, and our relationships with those living and dead.
Invent forms, break the rules, play, and experiment to create surprising, innovative work.
Dig into the materials that surround you and their varied histories as a mine for poetic inspiration.
Discover how writing about food can be a lens to discover other cultures and help you dig into your own customs. Because who could resist those cold plums?
Enter the dark forest to find inspiration in the mesmerising world of Dante’s Divine Comedy, as we experiment with light and darkness, love and free will, journeys and destinations.
Develop your ear for rhythm and learn the many styles and techniques available to you in this poetic craft.
Knock your loose poems into shape with some concentrated feedback from expert publisher and editor, Jess Chandler.
Take inspiration from Nan Shepherd to explore how language can live between the body, self, and natural world.
Intimate monthly seminars with Wayne Holloway-Smith.
Monthly all-day Saturday workshops with Ros Barber.
Challenge yourself, elevate your writing, and take the next steps in your poetry career.
Break apart and re-build the sonnet to explore how this form can also house conflict, connivance, and corruption.
Explore how poets from around the world interrogate the complexity of class divides as stimulus for vital new work of your own.
Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced workshop with Anthony Anaxagorou.
Explore the poetic dimensions of avantgarde theatre and discover new possibilities at the intersection of poem and play.
Hone your craft, explore poetry’s inner workings, and look at techniques to help your poems achieve lift-off.
An exciting new advanced workshop group with the innovative Astrid Alben.
Intimate monthly seminars with Greta Stoddart in Kilmington.
Intimate monthly seminars with Fiona Sampson in Hereford.
Intimate monthly seminars with Philip Gross.
Write fresh versions from some of the titans of Italian poetry: Dante, Petrarch, Cavalcanti, Leopardi, and Pascoli
Intimate monthly seminars with Antony Dunn.
Bring your writing to the next level and explore contemporary poetry’s cutting-edge.
In-depth monthly seminars with Alice Kavounas.
Mix up your writing, and learn new skills and techniques with Jacqueline Saphra.
Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced course with Mark Waldron.
Our long-running weekly workshop with Tim Dooley, for poets looking to develop their individual voice and technique.
Discover how poetry, with its creative avenues and alternative forms of expression, is the perfect form for non-neurotypical art.
Intimate monthly seminars with Greta Stoddart on Zoom.
Explore the city historically and what the metropolis can be now, especially in our new post-pandemic context.
Intimate monthly seminars with Greta Stoddart in Bridport.
Spark your creativity and take your first steps into the world of poetry!
Explore childhood’s many landmarks and emotions through the lens of African and Western Praise Poems.
Explore the intersections of landscape, history, and memory with a close look at the work of Longbarrow Press.
Explore the work of renowned poet Elaine Feinstein, under the expert guide of poet, critic, and her son, Adam Feinstein!
Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced workshop with Richard Price.
Our weekly workshop for intermediate poets looking to develop their work.
Hack into old habits and discover new languages and realities in this 101 on writing poetry online.
A week-by-week exploration of Lynch’s films as a source of poetic inspiration.
Intimate monthly seminars with Greta Stoddart in Exeter.
Intimate monthly seminars with Tamar Yoseloff.
Monthly seminars in London for graduates of our MA in Writing Poetry.
Intimate monthly seminars with Shazea Quraishi.
Investigate the power of blank space in poetry.
Explore poems of healing, recovery, and hope as we emerge into a changed world.
Intimate monthly seminars with Heidi Williamson in Wymondham.
Investigate the body’s potential as a site for poetic exploration, experimentation, and inspiration.
Intimate monthly seminars with Kathryn Simmonds.
Intimate monthly seminars with Phoebe Power.
Intimate monthly seminars with Jacqueline Saphra in London.
Intimate monthly seminars with Jacqui Rowe.
In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Fiona Sampson.
Intimate monthly seminars with Stav Poleg in Cambridge.
Put some comedy into your poetry with award-winning comedian and poet Angie Belcher.
Play with, and question, the notion of mistranslation to rethink what it means to communicate through poetry.
‘I want it all. I want it all. And I want it now’. Delve into desire with Rachel Long.
Intimate monthly seminars with Angela France, organised in partnership with Ledbury Poetry Festival.
Take an inclusive trip into Ecopoetry to explore the many different ways of writing the environment.
Consider how poetry in English can refract other languages and explore the Atlantic as a space of exchange and translation.