Our weekly workshop for intermediate poets looking to develop their work.
* This course will take place on 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, starts 13 May 2022. 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 21 February.
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. More information about how our Video Courses work can be found on the Video Courses page. If you have any questions or wish to be added to the waiting list of a sold-out course, please email [email protected]
About Tim Dooley View Profile
Tim Dooley is a tutor for The Poetry School and a mentor for the prison charity, Koestler Arts. He was reviews and features editor of Poetry London between 2008 and 2018, a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster from 2016 to 2021, and a judge for the John Pollard International Poetry Competition at Trinity College Dublin in 2019 and 2020. He was previously a schoolteacher for many years. His poetry collections include the Poetry Book Society Recommendations: Tenderness (Smith Doorstop, 2003), Keeping Time (Salt, 2008), and Weemoed (Eyewear, 2017). 2022 sees the publication of a new collection, Discoveries (Two Rivers), his translation of Philippe Jaccottet’s In Winter Light (Two Rivers), and an illustrated chapbook, Notes on “The Waste Land” (Hercules Editions).
'This is the highlight of my week. Tim is an excellent tutor and the group is very talented and supportive. He judges his students well.'