The Craft of Writing: Teacher Short Course
Short course for teachers plus CPD day
Alicia Stubbersfield’s most recent collection of poetry The Yellow Table was published in 2013. Other poetry collections include The Magician’s Assistant, Unsuitable Shoes and Joking Apart. Before becoming a lecturer in Creative Writing at Liverpool John Moores University, Alicia was an English teacher in several large comprehensive schools, most recently Cleeve School in Cheltenham. She regularly tutors for The Poetry School and Ty Newydd, National Writers’ Centre for Wales.
My tip is to never underestimate the importance of the everyday. Root your poems in the reality of ordinary objects so…
Consider the things we amass during the course of our lives. Not the carefully chosen items but the ephemera we cannot…