Fortnightly Feedback with Kandace Siobhan Walker

Fortnightly Feedback with Kandace Siobhan Walker

Knock your loose poems into shape with some concentrated feedback from Forward Prize-nominated poet, Kandace Siobhan Walker.

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 in-progress drafts 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 get a selection of poems ready for magazine submission. 

15 Jan – course start
29 Jan – 1st poem submission (feedback from tutor posted by 5 Feb)
12 Feb – 2nd poem submission (feedback from tutor posted by 19 Feb)
26 Feb – 3rd poem submission (feedback from tutor posted by 4 Mar)
11 Mar – 4th poem submission (feedback from tutor posted by 18 Mar)
25 Mar – 5th poem submission (feedback from tutor posted by 1 Apr)

Submit 5 poems (no more than 1 side of A4 per poem) for detailed feedback over the 11 weeks. No live chats. Suitable for UK & International students.  

To apply for a concessionary rate, please send relevant documentation showing your eligibility for one of our concessions to administ[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 Kandace Siobhan Walker View Profile

Kandace Siobhan Walker is a writer and artist of Jamaican-Canadian, Saltwater Geechee, and Welsh heritage whose work explores questions of pop culture, contemporary mythologies, and digital technology. She is the author of two books of poetry, Kaleido (Bad Betty Press, 2022) and Cowboy (CHEERIO, 2023), which was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection. She received an Eric Gregory Award and won The White Review Poet’s Prize in 2021. Her short story ‘Deep Heart’ won the Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize in 2019. Her work has appeared in The Poetry Review, Magma and Bad Lilies, among others. 

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– Summer 2023 survey response

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