Applications for the 2020 course will open on 4 May 2020 and close at noon on 15 June 2020. Tower Poetry is based at Christ Church Oxford and runs a Summer School for Young Poets aged 18-23 who are usually resident in the UK and Channel Islands. Some places are allocated to winners of the Tower Poetry Competition for poets aged 16-18. Others are awarded after an application process each spring.
To apply, applicants should submit three of their own poems plus a covering letter. The covering letter should list any previous writing achievements and outline the applicant’s reasons for wanting to take part. Find out more.