By Jos Smith of UEA. In Speculative Nature Writing, you’ll find a creative-critical exercise designed by Jos, exploring how historical and personal attitudes to nature are registered in the forms and subgenres of nature writing. In The Poetics of Place, you’ll find an overview of the first half of Jos’s MA module of the same name, giving a sense of how a course on place writing might be structured to draw on both creative and critical ideas.
Three texts that engage with Dostoevsky through parody and imitation, edited by Nicolas Padamsee. A Notes from the Underground-inspired piece by Peter Bloxham; rewritings of Dostoevsky in the styles of Nabokov and O’Brien by Caitlin Ingham; and a reimagining of The Double in the age of social media by Nicolas Padamsee.
Katherine Lockton runs poetry workshops at South Bank Poetry in London, where she has also been editor of poetry since 2011. Drawing on her extensive experience both teaching and writing poetry (with a publication history that includes work in PN Review, Magma,...
Materials from Tim Dooley's course at the Poetry School. There is still a remarkable split between courses and programmes designed to teach the practice of poetry and those designed to teach its history. This course attempts to do both, simultaneously.