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 and bring along drafts of your poems-in-progress to a workshop group that gives considered advice, loves poetry, and wants to like you and your work.
3 all-day sessions on monthly Saturdays: 10.30am–4.30pm (GMT) on 20 January, 17 February, 16 March 2024. Sessions for this course will take place at Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA.
To apply for a concession rate, please send relevant documentation showing your eligibility for one of our concessions to administ[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 two decades’ experience teaching creative writing at Goldsmiths and the University of Sussex on undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
‘Over the last year, this course has shaped me into a better poet, which is largely due to the friendly and supportive, but still critical attitude of the group and Ros’s expert leadership and feedback.’