Building a Poem with Suzannah Evans


This course will take participants through the building blocks of poetry, including shape, line length, form, imagery, word play, sound and rhythm, creating a portfolio of poems of our own throughout the course.

We'll read a lot of fantastic contemporary poems and we'll also explore editing techniques to help us to polish and edit our poems to make them the best they can be.

Please note: this is a 6 week workshop series with classes beginning on January 6th and continuing on January 20th, February 3rd and 17th, March 2nd and 16th.

About Suzannah

Suzannah Evans lives in Sheffield and her pamphlet Confusion Species was a winner in the 2012 Poetry Business book and pamphlet competition, judged by Carol Ann Duffy. Her debut collection Near Future was published in November 2018 by Nine Arches Press. She has had poems published in The Rialto, The North, Magma and Poetry Review and her poem ‘Helpline’ has been ‘Poem of the Week’ on the Guardian website. Suzannah works as a teacher of creative writing and a poetry editor.  


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