Advanced Poetry Workshop with Sasha Dugdale (Summer 2018)

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Sasha Dugdale (Summer 2018)

Develop your work-in-progress through discussion and feedback in an advanced workshop

Please note: Entry to this course is by application only. If you would like to join please send a submission of three poems to administration@poetryschool.com If you book online before applying we cannot guarantee that you will be granted entry to the course.

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 sessions on Wednesdays 6.45pm – 8.45pm, starts 23 May. There will be no class on 30 May, and the final session will be on 25 July.

All classes will be in our new offices at 1 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, Canada Water, SE16 2XU.  The venue is 2-minute walk from Canada Water Station. Take the Lower Road exit onto Surrey Quays Road, cross over Deal Porters Way, and the Dock Offices are on the left.

More information about how all our face-to-face courses work can be found on the Face-to-Face courses page.

About Sasha Dugdale View Profile

Sasha Dugdale is a poet, translator and playwright. She has published four collections of poetry with Carcanet, Notebook, The EstateRed House and Joy, which won the 2017 Poetry Book Society Winter Choice Award and the title poem from which won the 2016 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem. In 2017 Sasha was awarded a Cholmondeley Prize and from 2012 to 2017 she was editor of Modern Poetry in Translation. She is co-director of the Winchester Poetry Festival.

'The Poetry School is an amazing resource for the practicing poet, bringing experience and creativity from dedicated tutors, who can help students to find ways in to writing and to writing better as well as bringing their attention to contemporary poets they may not have discovered for themselves.'

Summer 2017 survey response

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