Monday, July 15, 2019 - 14:00 to Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 12:00

Tŷ Newydd
LL52 0LW

Jonathan Edwards & Patience Agbabi | Poetry: The Shapes of Sound, Residential Poetry Course

This course, led by Jonathan Edwards and Patience Agbabi,  will engage with the idea of poetry as play, exploring the joy of messing about with the shape and noise of language, and the seriously great directions this method can lead a poem. Workshops will explore a range of approaches, from the monologue to traditional forms, from the surreal to the love poem. We will draw inspiration from classical myth and from popular culture to create poems that vibrate on and off the page. Individual tutorials will be tailored closely to each participants’ needs, to ensure that whatever your experience, this is a week which will help you love and tame those pesky beasts which words are. A wonderful summer opportunity to step forward in writing and have a great deal of fun. Jonathan Edwards' debut collection, My Family and Other Superheroes (Seren 2014) won the Costa Poetry Prize 2014 and was shortlisted for the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize 2014.  His new collection Gen will be published by Seren in November. Course Fee: From £550 - £675 per person. For further information and to book visit: