Advanced Poetry Workshop with Anthony Anaxagorou (Summer 2021)

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Anthony Anaxagorou (Summer 2021)

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

* To ensure the safety of our tutors and students, this course will take place on 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 sessions on Mondays, 2–4pm, starts 3 May 2021. This is the third of a three-term course. Students from term two will be given priority booking for this course. General booking for any remaining places will open on 8 March.

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] If you book online before applying we cannot guarantee that you will be granted entry to the course. More information about how all our face-to-face courses work can be found on the Face-to-Face courses page.

Image credit: Callum Wale

About Anthony Anaxagorou View Profile

Anthony Anaxagorou is a British-born Cypriot poet, fiction writer, essayist, publisher and poetry educator. His poetry has been published in POETRY, The Poetry Review, Poetry London, New Statesman, Granta, and elsewhere. His work has also appeared on BBC Newsnight, BBC Radio 4, ITV, Vice UK, Channel 4 and Sky Arts. 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. It was also a Telegraph and Guardian poetry book of the year. He was awarded the 2019 H-100 Award for writing and publishing, and the 2015 Groucho Maverick Award for his poetry and fiction. In 2019 he was made an honorary fellow of the University of Roehampton. 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.

'Anthony has been an excellent guide and my understanding of contemporary poetry has deepened. The learning experience has been rewarding with ideas on craft from the insightful discussions we had during the sessions.'

– Autumn 2020 survey response

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