Antony Dunn Yorkshire Seminars

Antony Dunn Yorkshire Seminars

Intimate monthly seminars with Antony Dunn in Leeds and York.

* To ensure the safety of our tutors and students, the first few sessions will take place on the video-conferencing platform, ZOOM *

Monthly seminar groups with Antony Dunn in Leeds and York, 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 your local poetry community.

Entry into the 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. The first 3 sessions of the year will run on Zoom, with the remaining 5 being scheduled to take place in person, in the Yorkshire Dance, Leeds (LS9 8AH) and the Friargate Theatre, York (YO1 9SL). Sessions will run on the below dates and times; you can choose your specific group at the next stage in the checkout process.

Leeds – 6.15–8.45pm
7-Oct (Zoom)
11-Nov (Zoom)
9-Dec (Zoom)

York – 6.15–8.45pm
8-Oct (Zoom)
12-Nov (Zoom)
10-Dec (Zoom)

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.

‘I feel more confident and the course has encouraged me to explore new styles and ideas. Staff at Poetry School are always helpful, professional and friendly.’

– Summer 2018 survey response

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