Fortnightly Feedback with André Naffis-Sahely (Summer 2021)

Fortnightly Feedback with André Naffis-Sahely (Summer 2021)

Knock your loose poems into shape with some concentrated feedback from expert editor and poet, André Naffis-Sahely.

Do you have a heap of poems that just won’t work, no matter how many revisions you make? Our Fortnightly Feedback course provides a place for the improvement of left-for-dead poems in need of resuscitation. Bring drafts of any shape or size once a fortnight for advice and feedback from your peers, before submitting a final draft to the tutor for detailed comment, criticism, and direction. These courses are ideal for those looking to ready poems for magazine submission.

6 May – course start

20 May – 1st poem submission deadline (feedback from André posted by 27 May)

3 June – 2nd poem submission deadline (feedback from André posted by 10 June)

17 June – 3rd poem submission deadline (feedback from André  posted by 24 June)

1 July – 4th poem submission deadline (feedback from André posted by 8 July)

15 July – 5th poem submission deadline (feedback from André posted by 22 July)

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About André Naffis-Sahely View Profile

André Naffis-Sahely is the author of the collection The Promised Land: Poems from Itinerant Life (Penguin, 2017) and the pamphlet The Other Side of Nowhere (Rough Trade Books, 2019). He is also the editor of The Heart of a Stranger: An Anthology of Exile Literature (Pushkin Press, 2020). He has translated over twenty titles of fiction, poetry and nonfiction from French and Italian. He has taught at Whittier College, Occidental College and University of California, Los Angeles, where he was the Author in Residence, and he is a Visiting Teaching Fellow at the Manchester Writing School. He is the editor of Poetry London.

‘It’s increased my output and willingness to experiment and be bolder.’

– Autumn Term 2020 survey response

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