Fiona Sampson Hereford Seminar 2023

Fiona Sampson Hereford Seminar 2023

Intimate monthly seminars with Fiona Sampson in a venue near to Hereford.

Monthly seminar groups with Fiona Sampson, featuring close reading, in-depth discussion and feedback on your poems-in-progress, as well guidance on your next steps as a poet and conversation around contemporary poetry. With a maximum of eight students, 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 email [email protected] for information and we will assist you in the application process.
Do not book online before applying.

8 x monthly sessions in a venue near to Hereford (the details of the venue will be sent to the participants before the first session). Classes will be on the below dates and run Tuesday 6.15–8:45pm


More information about how all our seminars work can be found on the Seminars Course Page.

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About Fiona Sampson View Profile

Fiona Sampson MBE, FRSL has published twenty-nine books, most recently a critically acclaimed biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, finalist for two major biography prizes and Washington Post Book of the 2021. Her latest poetry collection, Come Down (2020), received the Wales Poetry Book of the Year, the European Lyric Atlas Prize and the Balkan Naim Frasheri Laureateship. She has been published in thirty-seven languages and her new book is Starlight Wood: Walking back to the Romantic Countryside.

‘Fiona’s seminar group was amazing. Small group of fabulous poets. I felt challenged by the reading and the tasks and believe that my writing took a new direction.’

– Seminars 2022 survey response

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