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Introducing Week Four

Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese introduces the material for week four of our course, 'How to Read a Poem'.
Welcome back everyone to our final week of How to Read a Poem. Now you know what to look for when you read poetry, this week we explore how we use everything you’ve learnt to write about it. Some of our poets will discuss how they approach writing poetry, and we’ll look at ways in which poets approach their craft from critical perspectives. Our Writer-in-Residence Vahni Capildeo will return to close the course by talking you through the nuts and bolts of writing your own poetry.

In this video, Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese introduces the material we will cover this week. Writing about poetry will form our central focus for this week.

What do you want to learn about writing about poetry? Let us know in the comments below.

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