Advanced Poetry Workshop with Richard Price (Summer 2019)

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Richard Price (Summer 2019)

Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced workshop

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 course is for advanced writers of poetry. Each week, poets will benefit from in-depth discussion of their poems in a supportive environment. This course has a clear focus on editing and re-drafting alongside a discussion of themes and ideas, forms, and technical aspects. Responding to the work of the group as it unfolds the tutor will also introduce poems from a range of traditions to provoke thought and expand the poets’ potential range. To apply: contact the office for details.

10 weekly sessions on Fridays 11am – 1pm, starts 3 May. This is the third 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.

About Richard Price View Profile

Richard Price is the author of the acclaimed Lucky Day, Moon for Sale, and the prize-winning Small World (all Carcanet). He recently published a book of essays on poetry, small presses, and artist’s books, Is This A Poem? (Molecular Press).

‘Poets have to be linguistic virtuosi, but I prefer them to be brilliant quietly. Richard Price’s poetry is inventive, sometimes dazzling, but never merely showy.’ – Carol Rumens, Guardian

‘I have the opportunity to enjoy teaching by very experienced and dedicated poets, ready to share their knowledge and vision and to encourage their students.’

– Summer 2018 survey response

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