Advanced Poetry Workshop with Special Guests

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Special Guests

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

Please note: THIS COURSE IS NOT BOOKABLE ONLINE. If you purchase online, your card will be charged but your place will not be guaranteed. Enrolment to this course is by application, please 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 and in-depth feedback on your poems in progress. Up to four visiting poets during the term will give a short reading and discussion of their work, answer questions, and offer feedback on student poems. Spring Term guests TBC.

10 weekly sessions on Wednesdays 2pm – 4pm, starts 10 May. 

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

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Kathryn Maris is a poet from New York City who has lived in London since 1999. She is the author of two collections: The Book of Jobs (Four Way Books, 2006) and God Loves You (Seren, 2013). She has won a Pushcart Prize, an Academy of American Poets award, and fellowships from Yaddo, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and the Hawthornden Castle. Her poems have appeared in periodicals and websites such as Poetry Review, Poetry London, Slate, Poetry, The Spectator, The Financial Times, The Guardian, as well as anthologies including Best British Poetry 2012 and the Oxford Poets Anthology. In addition to teaching creative writing at the Poetry School, she writes essays, reviews and interviews for British and American publications.

Special guests TBC.

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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