Advanced Poetry Workshop with Richard Price (Summer 2020)

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Richard Price (Summer 2020)

Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced workshop

* Students from Term 2 will be given priority booking for this course. General booking for any remaining places will open on 3 March *

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.

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.

10 weekly sessions on Fridays, 11am – 1pm, starts 22 May. This is the third 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 [email protected] for further information.

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, The Guardian

‘The tutor, Richard Price, created a supportive and stimulating atmosphere which helped to gel an excellent group of various talents. I learned a tremendous amount about current developments in poetry and also about my own development. This group has an exciting and stimulating feel about it, which is quite unusual and to be valued. The course leader was instrumental in generating this.’

– Autumn 2019 survey response

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