Online Feedback: Poetry
Monday 5 February to Friday 21 June 2024, online
Full Price: $475
Conc Member: $305
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This course, Online Feedback: Poetry with Fiona Wright, takes place online.
In this online poetry course, poet Fiona Wright will provide feedback on your poetry in an online classroom environment, enabling you to hone your skills over five months. You’ll also give and receive peer feedback, and be able to consider the tutor’s feedback across all submissions. Feedback will vary depending on each submission, but may focus on areas such as structure, rhythm, tone and imagery, as well as helpful tips for fine-tuning.
Please note: This Online Feedback course is not suitable for aspiring or beginning writers. We recommend that you complete at least one other creative writing course before enrolling in Online Feedback. By enrolling in this course, you are committing to giving and receiving feedback from peers and the tutor. Read this article here for more information.
Internet access and confidence using basic computer software are essential for this program.
Once a month you’ll submit up to two poems totalling a maximum of 55 lines. Your tutor will provide tailored feedback, giving you time to incorporate suggestions and advice into the next month’s submission. Each month, you can either submit new or previously submitted writing.
You’ll also have the opportunity to read and comment on other participants’ writing. This process of giving and receiving feedback from fellow writers is an ideal way to determine what works, what resonates, what falls flat – and how to improve.
This online course takes place on a website specifically designed for writers, making it simple and easy to share your writing, give and receive feedback, and interact with fellow writers.
If you’re ready to challenge yourself and develop your skills through constructive critique and independent work, this course is for you.
Please note: this is a feedback-based program. While you are welcome to generate new material for submission during this time, no prompts or themes will be provided.
Internet access and confidence using basic computer software are essential for this course. Please read our FAQ before enrolling.
This Online Feedback course is not suitable for aspiring or beginning writers. We recommend that you complete at least one other creative writing course before enrolling in Online Feedback. By enrolling in this course, you are committing to giving and receiving feedback from peers and the tutor. Read this article here for more information.
You do not need to log into the course at a specific time and there are no live meetings. You will receive an email with an invitation link to join the online classroom by 10am on the day the course starts.
This five month course starts on Monday 5 February 2024 with enrolment into our online classroom. You will receive a link to join the online classroom by 10am that day. Submissions (of up to two poems totalling a maximum of 55 lines) are due on the following dates:
After each submission date, you’ll have 10 days to complete peer feedback. At the end of each feedback period, you’ll receive your tutor feedback.
‘Getting feedback from Fiona and other participants is invaluable.’ — Wendy, 2023
‘I am thrilled I enrolled in this course. The depth of commentary by Fiona was very good – it was focused and helped me see where the poem could be improved. The website was extremely easy to use. Participants got to experience a wide variety of voices and opinions across their work. I thought it was EXCELLENT value for money and a sound investment in my poetic development.’ — David, 2020
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About the tutor
Fiona Wright is a writer, editor and critic. Her book of essays Small Acts of Disappearance won the 2016 Kibble Award and was shortlisted for the 2016 Stella Prize. Her poetry collections are Knuckled and Domestic Interior, and her most recent essay collection is The World Was Whole. She is currently working on a book […]