Poetry Surgery with Seán Hewitt

Poetry Surgery with Seán Hewitt

In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Seán Hewitt

*In line with current government advice, this course has now been moved online and will take place via a video call. All students will be sent an email invitation to the session, alongside any instructions and information necessary in advance.*

This is a rare opportunity for feedback on your work from acclaimed poet and tutor Seán Hewitt, winner of the 2017 Resurgence Prize (now the Ginkgo Prize) and author Lantern (Offord Road Books, 2019). his debut collection Tongues of Fire is forthcoming from Jonathan Cape.

Seán will spend 24 April resident online with the Poetry School, with four 1-hour video call 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 Seán, 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 all our face-to-face courses work can be found on the Face-to-Face courses page.

About Seán Hewitt View Profile

Seán Hewitt won an Eric Gregory Award in 2019, the Resurgence Prize (now the Ginkgo Prize) in 2017, and a Northern Writers’ Award in 2016. His debut pamphlet, Lantern (Offord Road Books) was Poetry Book Society Summer Pamphlet Choice in 2019. His first collection is Tongues of Fire (Jonathan Cape, 2020).

‘I am much more confident with my poetry’

– Summer 2019 survey response

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