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Online: Poetry Clinic



Terry Jaensch




Receive direct feedback from your tutor and fellow course participants with this email correspondence course for early and emerging poets.

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Terry Jaensch


Poems due midnight Wednesdays 12 July, 16 August, 13 September, 11 October, 8 November.

You will learn

  • to move through the personal to the universal in poetry
  • about the central place of metaphor in poetry
  • how to understand the relationship between content and form in poetry
  • about knowing when to leave your poems alone- when to put the ‘pen’ down
  • to locate your own particular voice in poetry.

About Terry Jaensch

Terry Jaensch is an Australian poet, director and monologist. His first book of poetry, ‘Buoy’, was shortlisted for the Fellowship of Australian Writers’ Anne Elder Award. He has worked as a Writer-in-Community, Poetry Editor of ‘Cordite’, Artist-in-Residence, dramaturge, Director of the 2005 Emerging Writers’ Festival, poetry teacher and more. His latest volume of poetry is ‘Shark’.

Online courses

Read more about our other online courses, digital intensives, clinics and webinars:

Online: Digital Novel Intensive, 19 June

Online: How to Write… A Funding Application, 27 June

Online: Advanced Short Story Clinic, 12 July

Online: Intermediate Short Story Clinic, 26 July

Online: Beginners Short Story Clinic, 30 August

Online: Q&A Day, 5 September

Online: Time Management for Writers, 15 November

Cancellation Policy



Phone: 03 9094 7840
Email: [email protected]

Registration for this event ended on 12 July 2017 - 10:00
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