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Master Your Manuscript

A special offer, a special offer!

This poetry manuscript wrangling course is open to everyone, but for the under 30s, it’s half price. That’s because we know it’s Gregory submission time coming up, and we’d like to help out. Here are the course details …

Winning Ways to Make the Shortlist
Saradha Soobrayen
Day / Time: Thursdays, 6.45 – 8.45pm
Duration: 5 weeks
Start Date: 1 October
Price: £90, £86 (60+), £72 (concs), £45 (under 30s)
Are you an up and coming poet with 15-30 poems under your belt? You may be ready for a first pamphlet competition or be eligible for The Society of Authors Eric Gregory Awards for poets under 30. Poetry editor and mentor Saradha will guide you through 30 editing tools and writing strategies to present your best poems in the best order and increase your chances of making the shortlist. You’ll be guided towards selecting poems that linger and discover sequencing techniques to seduce your reader, and learn how to identify your signature poem and enhance your poetic style. There will be the opportunity to develop your critical muscles and discuss queries and presentation issues with the group in person and through CAMPUS. The final session will be dedicated to sustaining your creative practice and managing your next steps.

To book: online or call 0207 582 1679 (the special offer is not available online, so please give us a ring to arrange)

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