Advanced Poetry Workshop with Anthony Anaxagorou [Autumn 2023]

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Anthony Anaxagorou [Autumn 2023]

Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced workshop with Anthony Anaxagorou.

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

Each week, poets on this advanced workshop will benefit from in-depth group discussion of their work in a supportive critical environment. The course will focus on editing and developing your poems-in-progress, alongside providing inspiration from a broad range of poetry to expand your practice, push your writing to the next level, and introduce you to a close-knit critical community of like-minded poets. This is workshop is for advanced poets looking for detailed and robust criticism of their work and aiming for significant development in their writing, reading, and critical practices; expect to be challenged and invigorated in your reading and writing. 

10 weekly Zoom sessions on Mondays, 2–4pm (BST), starts 2 October 2023. Please note: Entry to this course is by application only. If you 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 administ[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 administration@poetryschool.com.

Image credit: Callum Wale 

About Anthony Anaxagorou View Profile

Anthony Anaxagorou is a British-born Cypriot poet, fiction writer, essayist and publisher. 

His second collection, After the Formalities, published with Penned in the Margins, is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and was shortlisted for the 2019 T.S. Eliot Prize along with the 2021 Ledbury Munthe Poetry Prize for Second Collections. It was also a Telegraph and Guardian poetry book of the year. 

His third collection, Heritage Aesthetics, published with Granta Poetry in 2022, won the RSL Ondaatje Prize 2023 and was shortlisted for the Anglo-Hellenic League’s Runciman Award. It was listed as one of New Statesman’s top books of 2022. 

In 2020 he published How To Write It with Merky Books; a practical guide fused with tips and memoir looking at the politics of writing as well as the craft of poetry and fiction along with the wider publishing industry. 

Anthony is artistic director of Out-Spoken, a monthly poetry and music night held at London’s Southbank Centre, and publisher of Out-Spoken Press. He is the editor-in-chief of Propel Magazine, an online literary journal featuring the work of poets yet to publish a first collection. In 2019, he was made an honorary fellow at the University of Roehampton. 

‘I learned so much on this course. Anthony is an exceptional tutor – honest, articulate, intelligent, inspiring, passionate. My fellow students were incredibly considerate and insightful with their feedback too. I’ve signed up for the next term!’

- Spring 2023 Survey Response

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