Advanced Poetry Workshop with Mark Waldron (Spring 2023)

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Mark Waldron (Spring 2023)

An advanced weekly workshop group with the inimitable Mark Waldron.

* This course will take place on video-conferencing platform ZOOM * 

This advanced course will focus primarily on developing your current work-in-progress, including individual poems and poems-in-sequence, through reading, discussion, feedback, re-drafting and discussion of ‘motives’ and direction. Weekly writing tasks, plus occasional focuses on a particular practitioner/poet/book, or a tangential-but relevant session will engender fresh thinking.  

10 weekly Zoom sessions on Wednesdays, 6.45–8.45pm (GMT), starts 25 January 2022.

Please note: places on this course are currently reserved for continuing students. Places will be opened up to new applicants on 28 November 2022. Entry to this course is by application only. If you have previously taken part in this course, please feel free to book directly. However if you are new to the course and would like to join, please send a submission of three poems to [email protected] 

To apply for a concession rate, please send relevant documentation showing your eligibility for one of our concessions to [email protected] Conditions of eligibility are detailed here. More information about how our Video Courses work can be found on the Video Courses page. If you have any questions or wish to be added to the waiting list of a sold-out course, please email [email protected] 

About Mark Waldron View Profile

Mark Waldron was born in New York in 1960 and grew up in London. He works in the advertising business and lives in East London with his wife and son. He began writing poetry in his early 40s and in 2014 was named one of the Next Generation Poets by the Poetry Book Society. He published two collections with Salt, The Brand New Dark (2008) and The Itchy Sea (2011), and his third collection, Meanwhile, Trees, was published by Bloodaxe in 2016. His fourth collection, Sweet, like Rinky-Dink, came out from Bloodaxe in May 2019.  

'The Poetry School provides excellent learning opportunities and broader access to poetry in many forms, both conventional and more esoteric.'

- Spring 2022 survey response

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