Fortnightly Feedback with Paul Stephenson

Fortnightly Feedback with Paul Stephenson

Knock those loose poems into shape with some concentrated feedback

Do you have a heap of discarded poems which just won’t work no matter how many revisions you make? Poetry School’s Fortnightly Feedback workshops provide a place for the general improvement of left-for-dead poems in need of resuscitation. Bring poems of any shape or size once a fortnight and receive detailed feedback from your tutor and general advice from fellow students. These courses are ideal for those looking to ready poems for magazine submission.

First poem submission deadline: 7 Feb (feedback posted by Paul by 14 Feb)
Second poem submission deadline: 21 Feb (feedback posted by Paul by 28 Feb)
Third poem submission deadline: 6 Mar (feedback posted by Paul by 13 Mar)
Fourth poem submission deadline: 20 Mar (feedback posted by Paul by 27 Mar)
Fifth poem submission deadline: 3 Apr (feedback posted by Paul by 10 Apr)

For more information on Fortnightly Feedback courses please visit our  Online Courses  page.

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About Paul Stephenson View Profile

Paul Stephenson took part in the Jerwood/Arvon mentoring scheme and did an MA with the Manchester Writing School. He has published three pamphlets: Those People (Smith/Doorstop, 2015), The Days that Followed Paris (HappenStance, 2016) and Selfie with Waterlilies (Paper Swans Press, 2017). He has co-edited Magma (issue 70 on Europe) and co-curated Poetry in Aldeburgh in 2018 and 2019. He interviews poets at

‘I knew next to nothing about writing or reading poetry when I enrolled for my first Poetry School course – since then I have learned SO MUCH, had work accepted for publication and gained so much creative confidence. As an older student, these courses have really got my brain and creativity working again. I am completely hooked now!’

– Autumn 2018 survey response

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