Intermediate Poetry Workshop with Natasha Hakimi Zapata [Summer 2024]

Intermediate Poetry Workshop with Natasha Hakimi Zapata [Summer 2024]

Our weekly workshop for intermediate poets looking to develop their work.

* This course will take place on the video-conferencing platform ZOOM * 

This is a course suitable for intermediate writers who want to improve their skills and develop new work. Each week, we will read and discuss your poems-in-progress, developing familiarity with each other’s work and offering detailed feedback with the aim of moving your writing forward. There will also be opportunities to discuss the work of published poets and issues in contemporary poetry. Through exercises and group feedback, you will be encouraged to construct an independent voice and to develop confidence both in shaping your work and in defending it. 

10 weekly Zoom sessions on Fridays, 2–4pm (GMT), starts 17 May 2024. N.B. there will be no session on 21 June. This is the third of a three-term course and all places are currently reserved for continuing students, who have a 2-week Priority Booking period. Any remaining places will be made available to new students on 11 March.

Concessions & Accessibility

To apply for a concessionary 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, wish to be added to the waiting list of a sold-out course, or require any form of adjustment to access our courses, please email [email protected]For more information visit our Video Courses page.

About Natasha Hakimi Zapata View Profile

Natasha Hakimi Zapata is a poet, journalist, university lecturer, and literary translator whose first non-fiction book, Another World Is Possible: Lessons for America From Around the Globe, is forthcoming in 2025 from The New Press. Her work has appeared in The NationLos Angeles Review of BooksIn These Times, and elsewhere, and she has received numerous awards for her creative writing, journalism, and literary criticism. In 2016, Literal Publishing released full-length bilingual editions of her translations of Alicia Borinsky’s My Husband’s Woman and Liliana Lukin’s Theater of Operations.She holds a Creative Writing M.F.A. from Boston University and B.A.’s in Spanish and in English with a creative writing concentration from the University of California, Los Angeles. Follow her on Instagram at @natashahakimizapata or Twitter/X at @natashakimiz.

‘Enhanced social networks, enhanced well-being. Enhanced critical faculties. Confidence as a poet. Deeper and wider reading.’

- Autumn 2023 survey response

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