Poetry: Tutored Retreat
Moving Your Practice On
Ann Sansom is an extremely experienced tutor, has published six collections of poetry, with a new collection forthcoming, and has written and directed plays for stage and radio. Ann Sansom’s books include Romance and In Praise of Men & Other People (Bloodaxe). Ann is a co-director of The Poetry Business in Sheffield, and has been a visiting writer at Leeds and Sheffield Hallam universities, as well as a Guest Poet at the TES.
We’re fond of quoting Hunter Davies, the great biographer of the Beatles and Alfred Wainwright (and Wayne Rooney), who says ‘Don’t…
Try experimenting for a week or two, using a structure you’re not used to – perhaps a form, especially a given…
We’re often asked about lineation. How we put the words (or how they put themselves) on the page is after all…
Do read Ann and Peters writing tip first that goes with this exercise: http://www.arvon.org/arvon-friends/writing-tips-exercises/blank-verse/
Have a look at how…