Poetry Surgery with Jodie Hollander

Poetry Surgery with Jodie Hollander

In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with visiting US poet, Jodie Hollander.

This is a rare opportunity for feedback on your work from celebrated poet and tutor Jodie Hollander, author of My Dark Horses (2017, Pavilion Poetry, LUP) and Nocturne (2023, Pavilion Poetry, LUP).

Jodie will spend 2 May resident with the Poetry School, with four 1-hour slots available, for in-depth one-to-one discussion on your poetry; so, book a slot and prepare a selection of poems-in-progress for advice and guidance.

The following slots are available (all times given in BST):


Sessions for this course will take place In-Person at Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA.

To book your session, click ‘purchase course’ and then select a slot from the drop-down menu. You may submit up to 6 poems of no more than 150 lines total. Poems should be sent to [email protected] no less than 2 weeks before your session.

More information about how our In-Person Courses work can be found on the In-Person 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 Jodie Hollander View Profile

Jodie Hollander’s work has appeared in journals such as The Poetry Review, The Yale Review, The Harvard Review, PN Review, The Kenyon Review, Poetry London, The Hudson Review, The Dark Horse, The New Criterion, The Rialto, Verse Daily, The Best Australian Poems of 2011, and The Best Australian Poems of 2015. Her debut full-length collection, My Dark Horses, was published with Liverpool University Press & Oxford University Press. Her second collection, Nocturne, will be published with the Liverpool & Oxford University Press in the spring of 2023. Hollander is the recipient of a MacDowell fellowship and a Fulbright fellowship in South Africa. She is also the originator of ‘Poetry in the Parks,’ in conjunction with several National Parks and Monuments in the US.

‘Really enriching discussions and thought-provoking special guests, too.’

– Summer 2019 survey response

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