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Read and Write Poetry from around the Globe

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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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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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