Advanced Poetry Workshop with Mark Waldron

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Mark Waldron

Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced course with Mark Waldron

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 primarily on developing your current work-in-progress, including individual poems and poems-in-sequence, through reading, discussion, feedback, re-drafting and discussion of ‘motives’ and direction. Weekly writing tasks, plus occasional focuses on a particular practitioner/poet/book, or a tangential-but relevant session will engender fresh thinking.

To apply: contact the office for details.

10 weekly sessions on Wednesdays, 6.45-8.45pm, starts 2 October. This is the first term of a three-term course.

All classes will be in our offices at 1 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, Canada Water, SE16 2XU. The venue is a 2-minute walk from Canada Water Station. Take the ‘Lower Road’ exit from the station onto Surrey Quays Road, then walk straight ahead, crossing over Deal Porters Way, and the Dock Offices come up on the left. The door for the school is at the far end of the building.

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

A 10% discount is available to residents local to the Poetry School (anyone currently living in Rotherhithe, Riverside, Surrey Docks, South Bermondsey, Grange or Livesey).
Please contact administration@poetryschool.com for further information.

About Mark Waldron View Profile

Mark Waldron was born in New York in 1960 and grew up in London. He works in the advertising business and lives in East London with his wife and son. He began writing poetry in his early 40s and in 2014 was named one of the Next Generation Poets by the Poetry Book Society. He published two collections with Salt, The Brand New Dark (2008) and The Itchy Sea (2011), and his third collection, Meanwhile, Trees, was published by Bloodaxe in 2016. His fourth collection, Sweet, like Rinky-Dink, came out from Bloodaxe in May 2019.

‘A great course, such as Hakimi Zapata’s, has rippling effects. Anytime one can be stimulated to learn and create more makes for a good and lasting experience.’

– Summer 2019 survey response

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