Poetry Surgery with Richard Scott (December 2020)

Poetry Surgery with Richard Scott (December 2020)

In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Richard Scott.

This is a rare opportunity for feedback on your work from acclaimed poet and tutor Richard Scott, author of Soho (Faber) and Wound (Rialto), and the recipient of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize, and the Michael Marks Poetry Award 2016. 

Richard will spend 4 December resident at 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: 


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 [email protected] no less than 2 weeks before your session. 

This class 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.

About Richard Scott View Profile

Richard Scott was born in London in 1981. His pamphlet Wound (Rialto) won the Michael Marks Poetry Award 2016 and his poem ‘crocodile’ won the 2017 Poetry London Competition. Soho (Faber & Faber) is his first book and was nominated for the T. S. Eliot Prize, a Costa Book Award and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection.

‘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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