Saturday Sessions with Ros Barber (Spring 2022)

Saturday Sessions with Ros Barber (Spring 2022)

Monthly all-day Saturday workshops with Ros Barber.

  • Does your poetry need a bit of a kick? Do you want to take poetry seriously, yet leave each session feeling uplifted? Spend time with a supportive tutor and friendly students. Join a group that gives considered advice, loves poetry and wants to like you and your work.

3 monthly sessions on Saturdays 29 January, 26 February, 26 March from 10.30am–4.30pm. This is the second of a three-term course and all places are currently reserved for continuing students, who have a 2-week Priority Booking period. Any remaining places will be made available to new students on 22 November.

This course will take place 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.

To apply for a concession rate, please send relevant documentation showing your eligibility for one of our concessions to [email protected] Conditions of eligibility are detailed here. More information about how our In-Person Courses work can be found on the In-Person Courses page.

If you have any questions or wish to be added to the waiting list of a sold-out course, please email [email protected]

About Ros Barber View Profile

Ros Barber is author of verse novel The Marlowe Papers and three collections of poetry; two with Anvil, the most recent (Material, 2008) a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Her critically-acclaimed book, The Marlowe Papers, was published by Sceptre (2012) in the UK and St Martins Press (2013) in the US. In 2011, pre-publication, it was joint winner of the Annual Calvin & Rose G Hoffmann Prize 2011 for a distinguished work on Christopher Marlowe. Ros has had poems published in Faber, Virago, Forward, and Seren anthologies, including Faber’s Poems of the Decade, and her short fiction has been published by Bloomsbury and Serpents Tail. Her poems have also appeared in The Guardian & the Independent on Sunday. Since 2000 Ros Barber has undertaken numerous public art commissions. A book of narrative poems for the Isle of Sheppey was short-listed for SEEDA’s Award for Art in Public Places 2004. Moreover, she has over a decade’s experience of teaching creative writing at the University of Sussex on undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

'These Saturday sessions have been a lifeline for me over last year. Each time attend I feel ‘I’m at home here’ - Ros & the group supportive, supportively critical and it’s been fun too.'

- Summer 2021 Survey Response

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