Online Feedback: Poetry
14 September to 27 November 2020, three months online
Full Price: $255
Conc Member: $160
In this online course, award-winning author Fiona Wright will provide feedback on your poetry in an online classroom environment, enabling you to hone your skills over three 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.
Once a month you’ll submit up to 60 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.
‘I am thrilled I enrolled in this course. Participants get to experience a wide variety of voices and opinions across their work. All great experience in learning from different viewpoints.’
– David Terelinck, 2020 course participant
Internet access and confidence using basic computer software are essential for this course. Please read our FAQ before enrolling.
This three-month course starts on 14 September with enrolment into our online classroom. Submissions (up to 60 lines of poetry) are due on the following dates:
After each submission date, you’ll have 11 days to complete peer feedback. At the end of each feedback period, you’ll receive your tutor feedback.
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About the tutor
Fiona Wright is a writer, editor, and critic from Sydney. Her first book of essays, Small Acts of Disappearance, won the 2016 Kibble Award and the Queensland Literary Award for non-fiction and was shortlisted for the Stella Prize. Her poetry collections are Knuckled, which won the 2012 Dame Mary Gilmore Award, and Domestic Interior, which was nominated for a Prime […]