Help & Advice

Plymouth Poetry Festival Advice Surgeries

19th June 2024

As a follow on from the Plymouth Poetry Festival, we are offering a series of Advice Surgeries that will focus on Poetry and Advice for Poets.

These 45-minute sessions with Literature Works staff will be guided by the writer’s own interests and needs. Some areas that could be discussed include:

  • Opportunities – highlighting appropriate opportunities that will help you take the next steps in developing your poetry practice
  • Funding – finding potential sources and making a convincing case
  • Networks – connecting you to helpful people and projects

When booking your place, please indicate which particular areas you wish to discuss by selecting from the drop-down box.

The surgeries will take place on Tuesday 16th JulyWednesday 17th July and Wednesday 24th July  at the following times: 
12 -12.45 pm
2 – 2.45 pm (Unavailable Wednesday 17th July)

These surgeries will take place online via Zoom, you will be emailed a Zoom link after booking.  

These surgeries are pay what you can. We want our work and expertise to be available to all writers in the South West regardless of income. Our team invests time and resources into preparing for your advice surgery, to make them affordable to underrepresented writers we are suggesting £10 full price to £5 concession. We ask that you pay what you feel able to contribute towards this cost. To do this, you can modify the suggested price on booking, it is possible to book them for free.