Poetry workshop

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Length 3 Weeks
Site Broadwater Campus Map
Attendance Part Time
Course Code DCL698

About this Course

For students of all abilities. You can opt to bring your poetry along for feedback, though it isn't a course requirement. We will also be working on a number of poetry writing exercises and exploring a variety of poems by contemporary poet

 

Course Content

The tutor will provide feedback and annotated notes on students' own work; we will examine the use of imagery; writing the senses and emotions; and exploring poems by a range of contemporary poets.

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to employ a range of techniques used by established poets with handouts provided; had an opportunity for constructive feedback; experimented with a variety of poetry forms and discussed your own work with the group.

Progression/Career Path

You could enrol on a Creative Writing course at Northbrook MET. Many students have attended these courses, finding the advice and encouragement helpful to their writing. A number of students have also had their work published in magazines and won prizes in writing competitions.

What you need to bring

Please bring along at least seven copies of any poem you wish the group to look at, in addition to pens/pencils and paper.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

A qualified teacher, Sarah Higbee has a novel coming out this year, in addition to having articles, flash fiction, poetry and short stories published. She has been running a series of successful courses at Northbrook for the past nine years.

Course Content

The tutor will provide feedback and annotated notes on students' own work; we will examine the use of imagery; writing the senses and emotions; and exploring poems by a range of contemporary poets.

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to employ a range of techniques used by established poets with handouts provided; had an opportunity for constructive feedback; experimented with a variety of poetry forms and discussed your own work with the group.

Progression/Career Path

You could enrol on a Creative Writing course at Northbrook MET. Many students have attended these courses, finding the advice and encouragement helpful to their writing. A number of students have also had their work published in magazines and won prizes in writing competitions.

What you need to bring

Please bring along at least seven copies of any poem you wish the group to look at, in addition to pens/pencils and paper.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

A qualified teacher, Sarah Higbee has a novel coming out this year, in addition to having articles, flash fiction, poetry and short stories published. She has been running a series of successful courses at Northbrook for the past nine years.