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Writing Poetry

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A practical handbook containing advice, exercises and information. Beginning with a definition of what makes poetry, the author goes on to describe the different forms, how and what to start writing, finding an audience, and getting published.
Author(s)
John Whitworth
Published Date
22 March 2006
ISBN
9780713674187
Format
Paperback
Price
£16.99

Overview

This is a positive, practical handbook packed with advice, exercises and information. Beginning with a definition of what makes poetry, the author goes on to describe the different forms, how and what to start writing, finding an audience, and getting published. John Whitworth encourages the poet to write from experience and by showing poet's drafts demonstrates how the process from tentative start to finished poem is achieved.

This new edition has been revised throughout and includes new chapters on poetry on the Internet, performance poetry and poetry festivals.