Poetry Writing Workshops

Ref: C2422578

This course will explore the nature of poetic forms, contemporary language, thematic concerns, and the writing and revising of manuscripts.

Course aim

This course will introduce the techniques of writing contemporary poetry.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • You will achieve confidence in the handling of poetic form.
  • You will gain confidence in your own voice as a means of expression.
  • You will understand how poetry is a form of performative language.
  • You will produce and revise several of your own poems and receive relevant feedback.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

All studied texts will be provided on Canvas, the WEA's online learning platform.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Poetry Writing Workshops

Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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