Feb 25-Mar 2
Winter Warmer: Poetry
The poetry workout
New year, new writing
Monday January 28th - Saturday February 2nd 2019
Make a resolution to move your poetry writing practice a long way forward in 2019. This demanding but hugely enjoyable course will take your writing to another level, whether you are well published or only just starting out. Working from classic and contemporary poems, the exhilarating writing sessions and sensitive expert feedback will be the main focus in a well-structured week dedicated to your poetry.
Single room price: £835
Ann Sansom is an extremely experienced tutor, has published six collections of poetry, with a new collection forthcoming, and has written…
Roger Robinson’s workshops have been a part of a shortlist for the Gulbenkian Prize for Museums and Galleries. He was shortlisted…
Jackie Hagan is a working-class queer amputee, an award-winning writer and performer, and a Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellow. She writes plays,…
The Hurst is a place you can write, far away from daily distractions. The house and gardens, surrounded by the forest-covered Shropshire Hills, were the former home of playwright John Osborne.
Arrive late afternoon, settle in, enjoy dinner and the tutors’ introduction to the week in the evening.
Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. Tutors read from their work in the evening.
Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. In the evening a guest speaker joins the group.
Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. You are free to spend this evening as you wish.
Tutors lead the final workshops in the morning. In the evening everyone gets together to share and celebrate their work.
The week comes to a close after breakfast. Have a tissue handy to say your farewells to the group.