John Stammers' new Poetry Discussion Group - 10% off for Poetry Book Society members

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Posted: 4 November 2010

We are delighted to offer Poetry Book Society members 10% off prices for John Stammers' new Poetry Discussion Group, courtesy of our friends at the Poetry School.

Patience Agbabi, Jonathan Asser, Tiffany Atkinson, Simon Barraclough, Paul Batchelor, Kate Bingham, Julia Bird, Patrick Brandon, David Briggs, Andy Brown, Judy Brown, Colette Bryce, Matthew Caley, Siobhan Campbell, Vahni Capildeo, Melanie Challenger, Kate Clanchy, Polly Clark, Julia Copus, Sarah Corbett, Claire Crowther, Tim Cumming, Ailbhe Darcy, Peter Davidson, Nick Drake, Sasha Dugdale, Chris Emery, Bernardine Evaristo, Paul Farley, Leontia Flynn, Annie Freud, Alan Gillis, Jane Griffiths, Vona Groarke, Jen Hadfield, Sophie Hannah, Tracey Herd, Kevin Higgins, Matthew Hollis, A.B. Jackson, Anthony Joseph, Luke Kennard, Nick Laird, Sarah Law, Frances Leviston, Gwyneth Lewis, John McAuliffe, Chris McCabe, Helen Macdonald, Patrick McGuinness, Kona Macphee, Peter Manson, D.S. Marriott, Sam Meekings, Sinéad Morrissey, Daljit Nagra, Caitríona O'Reilly, Alice Oswald, Katherine Pierpoint, Clare Pollard, Jacob Polley, Diana Pooley, Richard Price, Sally Read, Deryn Rees-Jones, Neil Rollinson, Jacob Sam-la Rose, Antony Rowland, James Sheard, Zoë Skoulding, Catherine Smith, Jean Sprackland, John Stammers, Greta Stoddart, Sandra Tappenden, Tim Turnbull, Julian Turner, Mark Waldron, Ahren Warner, Tim Wells, Matthew Welton, David Wheatley, Sam Willetts, Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch, Tamar Yoseloff ...

... a list of the eighty-five poets featured in the recent Bloodaxe anthology Identity Parade.

John Stammers' new Poetry Discussion Group at the Poetry School focuses on the work of poets in this anthology. Through lively and wide-ranging discussion, students will also look at poets of the period who weren't in the book, for comparison and to provide a wider context. You'll discuss such issues as whether there are trends that can be discerned; whether there are styles or forms that are predominant; and if there are any commonly recurring themes or concerns that might be mapped onto wider social or cultural currents. Lovely literary to-and-fro and genial company as the winter settles in.

Poetry Discussion Group
Tutor: John Stammers
Venue: The Poetry School, 81 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 6DX
Day / Time: Mondays, 6.45 - 8.45pm
Duration: 2 x 4 weeks
Start Dates: 22 Nov, 10 Jan
Price: £92, £72 (60+) £61 (concessions)

Level: open to all

Poetry Book Society members can claim a 10% discount on prices. Call Juliette on 0207 582 1679 to enroll, and mention this special offer.


Source: The Poetry School

Categories: Poetry News

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