Advanced Poetry Workshop with Special Guests PM (Spring 2018)

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Special Guests PM (Spring 2018)

One of our flagship advanced workshops, with the benefit of special guests.

Please note: THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE ON PRIORITY BOOKING TO ONLY THOSE STUDENTS ENROLLED ON TERM 1. If you purchase online, your card will be charged but your place will not be guaranteed. Booking opens to the public on Monday 13 November and is by application only. To register your interest in the course, send 3 poems to or call us on on 0207 5821679 for details.

This advanced course will focus on the development of your own poetry through weekly homework exercises, reading assignments, lively group discussions  and in-depth feedback on your poems in progress. Three visiting poets per term will give a short reading and discussion of their work, answer questions, and offer feedback on student poems. Spring guests, subject to final confirmation, will be  Phillis Levin, Sarah Westcott and Nick Makoha.

10 weekly sessions on Thursdays 2.00pm-4.00pm, starts 25 January. This is the second term of a three-term course. Priority booking for terms two and three will be given to term one students. 

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

About Kathryn Maris View Profile

Kathryn Maris is originally from New York and has lived in London since 1999. Her previous collections are The Book of Jobs (Four Way Books, 2006), God Loves You (Seren, 2013), and a pamphlet 2008 (If a Leaf Falls, 2016). Her poetry has been published widely, including in Granta, The Nation, The New Statesman, Poetry, The Best British Poetry (2012 and 2015), The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and The Forward Book of Poetry 2017. A selection of her poetry appears alongside the work of Frederick Seidel and Sam Riviere in Penguin Modern Poets 5 (July 2017), and her third collection, The House With Only An Attic And A Basement, will be published by Penguin in 2018.

It gives me both structure and delight. I would not be writing nearly so much had it not been for Kathryn Maris’s class.

Summer 2016 survey response.

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