Saturday Sessions with Ros Barber (Summer 2019)

Saturday Sessions with Ros Barber (Summer 2019)

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 10.30am – 4.30pm. 27 April; 1 June; 29 June.

All classes 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 Ros Barber View Profile

Ros Barber is author of verse novel The Marlowe Papers and three collections of poetry; two with Anvil, including Material (2008) a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, whose title poem is in Faber’s Poems of the Decade and is now on the EdExcel ‘A’ Level syllabus. The Marlowe Papers, published by Sceptre (2012) in the US and St Martins Press (2013) in the US, in 2013 won the Desmond Elliott Prize, was joint winner of the Author’s Club Best First Novel Award, and was longlisted for the Women’s Fiction Prize (formerly the Orange Prize). Ros taught creative writing at the University of Sussex on undergraduate and postgraduate courses for more than a decade, and is now a lecturer in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London.

‘The poetry school has supported me on a journey to rediscover and connect with poetry again after decades of feeling poetry was for other people. I now have the confidence to write out the poems that have been residing within me for so long.’

– Summer 2018 survey response

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