Intimate monthly seminars with Antony Dunn.
Monthly seminar groups with Antony Dunn, featuring close reading, in-depth discussion and feedback on your poems-in-progress, as well as conversation around contemporary poetry and guidance on your next steps as a poet. With a maximum of six students in each group, these seminars provide an intimate setting and generate supportive and critical friendships, helping you to become part of a poetry community.
Antony has 4 Seminar Groups available in 2022, one at the The People Powered Press, Salts Works in Saltaire, one at the Yorkshire Dance in Leeds, one at the Friargate Theatre in York, and one that will run on Zoom.
Entry into Seminars is by application only. If you would like to sign up, please contact the office for information and we will assist you in the application process. Do not book online before applying.
8 x monthly sessions between October and May. Sessions will run 6.15–8.45pm on the below dates; you can choose your specific group at the next stage in the checkout process.
Leeds – Yorkshire Dance, LS9 8AH
York – Friargate Theatre, YO1 9SL
5-Dec (note, this session is a Monday & not the usual Tuesday)
Saltaire – The People Powered Press, BD18 3JF
17-Jan (note, this session is a Tuesday & not the usual Monday)
More information about how all our seminars work can be found on the Seminars Course Page.
About Antony Dunn View Profile
Antony Dunn was born in London in 1973 and lives in Leeds. He won the Newdigate Prize in 1995 and received an Eric Gregory Award in 2000. He has published four collections of poems, Pilots and Navigators (Oxford University Press 1998), Flying Fish (Carcanet OxfordPoets 2002), Bugs (Carcanet OxfordPoets 2009) and Take This One to Bed (Valley Press 2016). He also edited and introduced Ex Libris, a posthumous collection of poems by David Hughes (Valley Press 2015). Antony is a regular tutor for The Poetry School and the Arvon Foundation. He has worked on a number of translation projects with poets from Holland, Hungary, China, and Israel, and was Poet in Residence at the University of York for 2006 and at the Ilkley Literature Festival in 2010. Until 2018 he was Artistic Director of the Bridlington Poetry Festival.
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