Advanced Poetry Workshop with Special Guests AM (Summer 2018)

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Special Guests AM (Summer 2018)

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

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 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. Summer guests, subject to final confirmation, will be John McAuliffe, Ian Duhig, Karen McCarthy Woolf and Don Share.

10 weekly sessions on Thursdays 11am – 1.00pm, starts 17 May. This is the third term of a three-term course.

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 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.

'Roddy Lumsden’s classes changed my life, and now thanks to Kathryn and also the excellent Poetry School MA, the life changing continues!'

Summer 2017 survey response.

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