Poetry Surgery with Richard Georges

Poetry Surgery with Richard Georges

In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Richard Georges

This is a rare opportunity for feedback on your work from prize-winning poet Richard Georges, to coincide with the publication of his latest collection, Epiphaneia, out with Out-Spoken Press.

Richard will spend 7 September resident at the Poetry School, with three one-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:


To book your session with Richard, 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 administration[at]poetryschool.com no less than 2 weeks before your session.

All classes will be in our offices at 1 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, Canada Water, SE16 2XU. The venue is a 2-minute walk from Canada Water Station. Take the ‘Lower Road’ exit from the station onto Surrey Quays Road, then walk straight ahead, crossing over Deal Porters Way, and the Dock Offices come up on the left. The door for the school is at the far end of the building.

More information about how all our face-to-face courses work can be found on the Face-to-Face courses page.

(Image credit: ‘Greta D. Sibley’)

About Richard Georges View Profile

Richard Georges is a writer, editor, and lecturer in the British Virgin Islands. His collections include Make Us All Islands (Shearsman Books), GIANT (Platypus Press) and the forthcoming Epiphaneia (Out-Spoken). He is the recipient of the 2016 Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize from The Caribbean Writer, and has been shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection.

‘The Poetry School has changed my life. It’s given me a network of other word-geeks and showed me that poetry is a team sport, and one that brings people together.’

– Spring 2019 survey response

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