Taking Your Writing Further with Myra Schneider 2019

Taking Your Writing Further with Myra Schneider 2019

Myra Schneider's flagship monthly poetry group with detailed feedback and discussion in each session.

Monthly seminar groups with Myra Schneider at her home in North London. This is a group for poets at publication stage that focuses on detailed feedback and discussion of participants’ poems in each session. It begins with a poetry topic, and will include this year: the possibilities of syntax, editing, revision after feedback and ongoing themes. With a maximum of seven students in each group, these seminars provide an intimate setting and generate supportive and critical friendships, helping you to become part of your local poetry community.

Entry into the seminars is by application only. If you would like to sign up, please contact the office for information and we will assist you in the application process. Do not book online before applying.

10 x monthly sessions in Myra’s home. Classes will be on the following Tuesdays and run 1:30–4:30pm


More information about how all our seminars work can be found on the Seminars Course Page.

A 10% discount is available to residents local to the Poetry School (anyone currently living in Rotherhithe, Riverside, Surrey Docks, South Bermondsey, Grange or Livesey).
Please contact [email protected] for further information.

About Myra Schneider View Profile

Myra Schneider is a British poet and grew up in Scotland, London, and Sussex. She read English at The University of London and has worked for an educational publisher, as a teacher in a comprehensive school and a tutor to people with literacy problems, as well as working for many years with severely disabled adults. Her first collection of poetry, Fistful of Yellow Hope, was published in 1984 by Littlewood Arc and she has published 11 other poetry titles since this time. She is consultant to the Second Light Network of Women Poets, runs poetry workshops, classes and courses and is a tutor for the Poetry School.

‘The Poetry School is the only place I know where there is a real choice of different ways to work on your poetic skills, with constant encouragement and support.’

– Spring 2018 survey response

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