Online Feedback: Poetry

Judith Beveridge

Monday 8 February to Friday 25 June 2021, online

Full Price: $410
Member: $305
Conc Member: $265

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In this online poetry workshop, award-winning poet Judith Beveridge 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.

Is this course right for you? Read our FAQ >

Once a month you’ll submit up to 55 lines of poetry. 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, this is the course for you.

Please note, while you are welcome to generate new material for submission during this time, no prompts or themes will be provided.

Participant Requirements

Internet access and confidence using basic computer software are essential for this course. Please read our FAQ before enrolling.

This course starts on 8 February with enrolment into our online classroom. Submissions (up to 55 lines of poetry) are due on the following dates, 10pm AET:

Monday 15 February  
Monday 15 March  
Monday 19 April  
Monday 17 May 
Monday 14 June

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.


‘The feedback from Judith Beveridge enabled me to improve my writing.’ – Diana

‘Judith’s comments were invaluable because of her extensive knowledge and experience in poetics. Also receiving comments from three other participants was wonderful as was the suggestion to give feedback and guidelines for doing that.’ – Kathryn

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