Saturday Sessions with Ros Barber (Summer 2021)

Saturday Sessions with Ros Barber (Summer 2021)

Monthly all-day Saturday workshops with Ros Barber.

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

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. 8 May, 5 June, and 3 July. This is the third of a three-term course. 

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, 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.

'This is my first ever Poetry class and I have really enjoyed the sessions Ros and the group. I have found the feedback invaluable and from listening to and providing critique and constructive feedback on other group members poems I am learning a lot that is useful for my own writing.'

– Autumn 2020 survey response

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