Advanced Poetry Workshop with Sasha Dugdale (Autumn 2018)

Advanced Poetry Workshop with Sasha Dugdale (Autumn 2018)

Develop your writing through discussion and feedback in this advanced workshop with Sasha Dugdale.

Please note: Entry to this course is by application only. If you would like to join please send a submission of three poems to 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 6.45pm – 8.45pm, starts 3 Oct. This is the first term of a three-term course. There will be no class on 24 Oct, and the final session will be on 12 December.

All classes will be in our new 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 Sasha Dugdale View Profile

Sasha Dugdale is a poet, translator and playwright. She has published four collections of poetry with Carcanet, Notebook, The Estate, Red House, and Joy, which won the 2017 Poetry Book Society Winter Choice Award and the title poem from which won the 2016 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem. In 2017 Sasha was awarded a Cholmondeley Prize and from 2012 to 2017 she was editor of Modern Poetry in Translation. She is co-director of the Winchester Poetry Festival.

‘The Poetry School has given me more confidence and valuable experience with a variety of courses to choose from. The teachers are top quality and the material is excellent.’

– Spring 2018 survey response

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