Fortnightly Feedback with Jess Chandler

Fortnightly Feedback with Jess Chandler

Knock your loose poems into shape with some concentrated feedback from expert publisher and editor, Jess Chandler.

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.

1 Oct – course start

15 Oct – 1st poem submission deadline (feedback from Jess posted by 22 Oct)

29 Oct – 2nd poem submission deadline (feedback from Jess posted by 5 Nov)

12 Nov – 3rd poem submission deadline (feedback from Jess posted by 19 Nov)

26 Nov – 4th poem submission deadline (feedback from Jess posted by 3 Dec)

10 Dec – 5th poem submission deadline (feedback from Jess posted by 17 Dec)

To apply for a concession rate, please send relevant documentation showing your eligibility for one of our concessions to [email protected] Conditions of eligibility are detailed here.

If you have any questions or wish to be added to the waiting list of a sold-out course, please email [email protected]

For more information visit our Online Courses page.

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About Jess Chandler View Profile

Jess Chandler is a publisher and editor and runs the independent publishing houses Prototype and House Sparrow Press. She was a co-founder of Test Centre, which ran from 2011 to 2018, publishing innovative works of poetry and fiction. She has worked as an editor at Reaktion Books, and as a researcher and producer on factual television programmes. She is also the Digital Editor of Poetry London. Jess has extensive experience editing and publishing a range of books, from fiction and poetry to illustrated art books, literary biography, history, and philosophy. As an editor, she specialises in poetry and hybrid, multidisciplinary works.

‘The PS courses have been crucial to me as I live in an area with no poetry community - from knowing absolutely ZERO about how to write a poem, I've had 20+ poems published in 3 countries and won 2 competitions. Thank you Poetry School!’

– Spring Term 2021 survey response

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