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    Read and Write Poetry from around the Globe

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    About this course

    Join this poetry reading and writing 5 session course in London to take a global poetry tour of tales, myths and folk stories with Karen Whiteson, our American poet!


    Did you know?

    Did you know there is a World Poetry Day on 21 March, on which Poetry and Poets are appreciated and encouraged to write, thanks to the UNESCO initiative to celebrate this day as a way of giving support and paying respect to poets all around the world.


    In this course

    Each session of this 5 session course will consist of reading, discussing and producing your own poems in response to a wide range of global sources.

    You will start with Grimm, then look at some tales from non-European sources. These will include the Hasidic parable, the Arabian Nights and an Asian version of Little Red Riding Hood.


    Now you can

    • Understand poetry from all around the globe
    • Practice your global poetry skills
    • Perfect the art of discussion

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    Ready to write poetry?

    The Poetry School has 20 years of experience in nurturing new poets through an intriguing and accessible teaching programme and a range of professional development opportunities. They are the biggest provider of poetry education in the UK - wow! So come and join in - learn to write, read, perform and publish in a supportive community of like-minded beginner and experienced writers.   All poets of all stages are welcome - from the nervous beginner to the seasoned professional. If you have a desire to start putting the best words in the best order, try a workshop or a course with The Poetry School, and see where your imagination leads you.

    The Poetry School – it’s where poetry happens.


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