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Every Word Counts

Private Course Group with 16 members

Learn how to edit, cut and redraft your poems.

Online Feedback Course with Kim Moore

Private Course Group with 20 members

Receive detailed feedback on your works in progress from your tutor and fellow students.

The deadlines for submitting poems are as follows:

Poem 1: Feb 6th

Poem 2: Feb 20th

Poem 3: March 6th

Poem 4: March 20th

Poem 5: April 3rd

Web Curios

Public Group with 3,027 members

Interesting poetical tidbits from across the web.

What Are You Reading?

Public Group with 4,063 members

An open group for people to share and discuss their poetry reading. What collections, pamphlets, anthologies and criticism are you reading – give us your reviews and recommendations.

News, Events, Happenings …

Public Group with 4,105 members

Tell us about your own poetry news – what events are you planning, which magazine has just accepted your poem, what competitions are you entering? We love to know what Poetry School students and friends are up to – this a place for you to blow your own trumpets!

Getting Started With CAMPUS

Public Group with 4,061 members

Join this group to find out basic information about Campus and how it works. If you have any questions about Campus that aren’t answered on the Welcome page, post them here. Please note that this group is monitored by Poetry School staff during office hours, so we might not always be able to answer your questions immediately, but we’ll get to them as soon as we can.

Show Us Your Poems

Public Group with 3,105 members

This public appreciation group is open to poets of all levels, from experienced workshop pros, to inexperienced writers new to CAMPUS. Post up to two poems a month and get public feedback. Maybe publish a new draft, or simply showcase one of your greatest hits? You write them and we read them.

The rules:

– Please post no more than 2 poems per calendar month.

– This group works on a ‘quid pro quo’ system – if you post a poem of your own into the group, then please leave a comment on someone else’s work. For each poem you upload, you should aim to offer your personal feedback on someone else’s work, particularly those who have received no comments so far.

– Please be sensitive to the experience and needs of the poet when and if you are commenting on his / her work. Constructive criticism helps writers develop their skills; inappropriately harsh commentary at the wrong point can stop them writing altogether.

Poets of the Beat

Public Group with 21 members

This Group has blossomed in the wake of Rishi Dastidar’s Lyric iPod Course. It is a space for listening, writing and sharing feedback on poems inspired by music. Everything from Classical to Jazz to Hip Hop will be on the turntable. Every fortnight a fresh playlist and theme will be selected by Group members to spark new poems.

Folklore Studio

Private Course Group with 21 members

Explore folklore and myth in your poetry.

The Melting Poet: Multiculturalism & Cultural Difference (Online International Course)

Private Course Group with 16 members

Write poetry that articulates and appreciates cultural differences, and find unity in our different origins and life journeys.

Click here for a direct link to the CAMPUS Guide


24 Jan = COURSE START DATE, first assignment posted

31 Jan / 31 Jan – 6 Feb = Poem 1 submission deadline / Feedback week

7 Feb – New assignment posted

14 Feb / 14 Feb – 20 Feb = Poem 2 submission deadline / Feedback week

21 Feb – New assignment posted

28 Feb / 28 Feb – 6 Mar = Poem 3 submission deadline / Feedback week

7 Mar – New assignment posted

14 Mar / 14 Mar – 20 Mar = Poem 4 submission deadline / Feedback week

21 Mar – New assignment posted

28 Mar / 28 Mar – 3 Apr = Poem 5 submission deadline / Feedback week


Poetry and Pattern

Private Course Group with 10 members

Find out what makes a poet a pattern-maker alongside mathmetician and poet Ira Lightman.

Mixed Borders 2017

Private Group with 25 members

A private group for poets-in-residence and mentors on the 2017 Mixed Borders scheme.

Please do not click ‘Leave Group’ as this will remove you from the group permanently.

Thinking Studio

Private Course Group with 11 members

Explore how it feels to think – to hope, to notice, to change – and in so doing paint a vivid and familiar picture of how it feels to be human.

Secrets & Lies (Spring 2017)

Private Course Group with 16 members

Sell your readers tall tales in this repeat of Kathryn Simmonds’ popular course.