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If you're a beginner you can start our 12 week beginners' course, then progress to our 24 week Stage 2 course should you wish to continue your development. However, if you already have some experience and want a more advanced course, you can start immediately at Stage 2.

Writing Poetry: The Essentials

Programme WCN-UEA Creative Writing Programme
Level Level 1, 12-week course

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Where do poems begin? How can we make language sing? Whether you're new to writing poems or have dabbled in the past, join us on a journey into the transformative world of poetry. You'll read inspiring poets, explore how poems take shape, and begin to create and share your own work with a friendly supportive group

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About Liz Berry About Liz Berry

Liz Berry was born in the Black Country and now lives in Birmingham.  Her debut collection, Black Country (Chatto & Windus, 2014), was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, received a Somerset Maugham Award and won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2014. Black Country was chosen as a poetry book of the year by The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Mail, The Big Issue and The Morning Star.

Liz Berry