Wayne Holloway-Smith London Seminar 2019

Wayne Holloway-Smith London Seminar 2019

Intimate monthly seminars with Wayne Holloway-Smith in London.

Monthly seminar groups with Wayne Holloway-Smith in London, featuring close reading, in-depth discussion and feedback on your poems-in-progress, as well as conversation around contemporary poetry and guidance on your next steps as a poet. With a maximum of eight 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.

8 x monthly sessions in Wayne’s home. Classes will be on Saturdays and run 11.30am–1.30pm.



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 administration@poetryschool.com for further information.

About Wayne Holloway-Smith View Profile

Wayne Holloway-Smith was born in Wiltshire and lives in London. He received his PhD in English and Creative Writing from Brunel University in 2015. His poems have appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies. His pocketbook, Beloved, in case you’ve been wondering was published by Donut Press in 2011. He co-edited the online journal Poems in Which and teaches at the University of Hertfordshire. His first book-length collection, Alarum (Bloodaxe Books, 2017) was a Poetry Book Society Wildcard Choice for Winter 2017, was shortlisted for the Roehampton Poetry Prize 2018 and is shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry Prize for First Full Collection 2018 . The final poem in the collection, ‘Short’, won the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize 2016.In 2018 his non-linear, unbound sequence I CAN’T WAIT FOR THE WENDING was published by Prototpye Publishing.

‘It made me realise that there is a poetry community, which is diverse, creative, curious and interesting, and that I belong to it.’

– Spring 2018 survey response

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