Poetry Surgery with Will Harris (Spring 2021)

Poetry Surgery with Will Harris (Spring 2021)

In-depth 1-2-1 discussion on your poetry with Will Harris.

* To ensure the safety of our tutors and students, this course will take place on video-conferencing platform, ZOOM *

This is a rare opportunity for feedback on your work from acclaimed poet and tutor Will Harris, author of Rendang (Granta, 2020) and winner of Best First Collection at the 2020 Forward Prizes.

Will will spend 5 February 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 GMT):


To book your session with Will, 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 Will Harris View Profile

Will Harris is a writer of Chinese Indonesian and British heritage, born and based in London. He is a fellow of The Complete Works III and was published in the Bloodaxe anthology Ten: Poets of the New Generation. His debut pamphlet, All this is implied, was published by HappenStance in 2017. Mixed-Race Superman, an essay, was published by Peninsula Press in 2018 and in an expanded edition by Melville House in the US in 2019. His first full poetry collection, RENDANG, published by Granta in the UK in February 2020 and by Wesleyan University Press in the US later in the year, won Best First Collection at the 2020 Forward Prizes and was shortlisted for the 2021 T.S. Eliot Prize.

'The feedback I got from the surgery was really useful in giving me the confidence to share my work.'

– Summer 2020 survey response

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