Antony Dunn Seminars – Summer Sessions 2024

Antony Dunn Seminars – Summer Sessions 2024

Extra Summer sessions of Antony Dunn's intimate monthly seminars.

Monthly Seminars 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 this Summer: one at 1 City Square in Leeds (LS1 5EB), one at the Friargate Theatre in York (YO1 9SL), one at the Salts Works in Saltaire (BD18 3JF), and one that will run on Zoom.

Entry into Seminars is by application only. If you would like to sign up, please contact us at [email protected] and we will assist you in the application process. Please do not book online before applying.

4 x monthly sessions between June and September. 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.

York – Friargate Theatre, YO1 9SL


Leeds – 1 City Square, LS1 5EB

Saltaire – Salts Works, BD18 3JF

More information about how all our seminars work can be found on the Seminars Course Page. If you are only able to attend some of these Summer sessions, please contact us on [email protected] to discuss bespoke pricing.

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.

‘I feel like I learnt a lot from the tutor whose subject knowledge was excellent and feedback spot on. We were introduced to an interesting array of writing and I enjoyed the writing exercises/prompts.’

– Autumn 2022 survey response

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