Poetry Surgery with Leah Umansky

Poetry Surgery with Leah Umansky

In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Leah Umansky

* In accordance with government guidelines regarding the outbreak of Covid-19, this course will now take place via video-conferencing platform ZOOM *

This is a rare opportunity for feedback on your work from acclaimed poet and tutor Leah Umansky, author of The Barbarous Century (Eyewear, 2018) and curator and host of The COUPLET Reading Series in NYC.

Leah will spend 1 July resident with the Poetry School, with three 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 are BST):


To book your session with Leah, 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.

About Leah Umansky View Profile

Leah Umansky is the author of two full length collections, The Barbarous Century (2018), and Domestic Uncertainties (2013), among others. She earned her MFA in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and is the curator and host of The COUPLET Reading Series in NYC. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such places as POETRY, Guernica, Bennington Review, The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day, Poetry International, The New York Times, Rhino, Pleiades, and the anthologies, The Eloquent Poem (Persea Books) and Misrepresented Peoples (NYQ Books). She is #teamstark  #teamelliot & #teambernard and can be found at @Lady_bronte  and www.leahumansky.com

‘Wonderful to have the chance to meet and be taught by master poets at the Poetry School... great way to get inspiration, new ideas and raise the level of my poetry.’

– Summer 2019 survey response

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