Fiona Sampson Yeovil Seminar 2022

Fiona Sampson Yeovil Seminar 2022

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

Monthly seminar groups with Fiona Sampson in Yeovil, 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 contact the office 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 Yeovil (the details of the venue will be sent to the participants before the first session). Classes will be on the below dates and run 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.

‘It has been a truly enriching and therapeutic experience to reconnect with my creative side within a nourishing educational environment. I feel that a special community evolved within our class and that we will continue to support each other's poetic efforts and to exchange ideas and information.’

– Summer 2021 survey response

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