Current Poetry Classes

Now accepting enrolments for:

Reading for Writing: An Odyssey by Anthology
February 13th to March 20th

An American, a Canadian, and a Brit walk into an anthology …

Yes, it’s back! Our annual look at poetry from the previous year in America, Canada and the UK, via the anthologies The Best American Poetry 2020, The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2020, and The Forward Book of Poetry 2021.

A combination of close reading with writing exercises.
Suitable for all levels. 

Subject to numbers, there are three options for this course:

South Library Saturday mornings
February 13th, 20th, 27th, March 13th & 20th, 2021
(five sessions, no class March 6th)
10.30 am – 1.30 pm
The Boardroom,
South Christchurch Library
66 Colombo St, Christchurch
Fee: $40
minimum 10, maximum 18
enrolments close 5th February 2021
Supported by Christchurch City Council Creative Communities fund.

Lincoln Sunday mornings
February 14th, 21st, 28th, March 14th & 21st, 2021
(five sessions, no class March 7th)
time and venue t.b.c., likely 9.30 to 12.30
Fee: t.b.c. ~$40 (I have no funding for this one, sorry!)
minimum 6, maximum 9
enrolments close 5th February 2021

Sunday afternoons on Zoom
February 14th, 21st, 28th, March 14th & 21st, 2021
(five sessions, no class March 7th)
time t.b.c., likely 2 pm to 5 pm
Fee: $40 (another one without funding)
minimum 5, maximum 12
enrolments close 5th February 2021

To see what else is planned for 2021, visit the Classes for 2021 page.
To enrol, or to ask a question, please use the contact form below.