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Creating a dynamic and coherent structure

GENRE: Poetry
Totleigh Barton

Finding or creating the structure for a collection is as creative an act as writing a poem. Exciting yet daunting, the prospect brings the poet into very close proximity with his/her work. There are often surprises along the way! As with pruning a rose, this is not simply a process of subtraction – new and stronger work often flowers in response. We will advise you on the when as well as the how, helping you decide for yourself the right moment to publish and exploring with you methods of editing that are both unflinching and delicate.

Please note: Penelope Shuttle who can be found on the brochure copy has now been replaced by Karen McCarthy Woolf

Single room price: £750
Shared room price: £700

Grants are available to help with the course fee
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