Advanced Poetry Workshop with Mark Waldron [Summer 2024]

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Mark Waldron [Summer 2024]

An advanced weekly workshop group with the inimitable Mark Waldron.

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

This advanced course will focus primarily on developing your current work-in-progress. We’ll also look at the work of an established (usually contemporary) poet, examples of whose work Mark will bring to the session. Most weeks Mark will provide an optional writing prompt.

10 weekly Zoom sessions on Wednesdays, 6.45–8.45pm (GMT), starts 8 May 2024. This is the third of a three-term course and all places are currently reserved for continuing students, who have a 2-week Priority Booking period. Any remaining places will be made available to new students on 11 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]. 

Concessions & Accessibility

To apply for a concessionary rate, please send relevant documentation showing your eligibility for one of our concessions to [email protected]; conditions of eligibility are detailed here. If you have any questions, wish to be added to the waiting list of a sold-out course, or require any form of adjustment to access our courses, please email [email protected]For more information visit our Video Courses page.

About Mark Waldron View Profile

Mark Waldron has published five poetry collections, most recently, A Straight Up Giant with Bloodaxe Books in 2023. He was named a Next Generation Poet by the Poetry Book Society in 2014. In 2018, The Sunday Times listed him among the best poetry performers in the UK. He’s been published widely in the UK and the US, and his work has been translated into Spanish, Romanian and Serbian. 

‘It’s wonderful to learn in a setting where the participant poets calibre is so high. You learn so much from the tutors, but also from fellow participants who are generous and thoughtful. Highly recommended!’

- Autumn 2023 survey response

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