Whether you are a beginner or an experienced writer. Bring a pen, paper and a sense of adventure!

Anna runs creative writing workshops and creative reading workshops for groups. She also offers one-to-one poetry tuition in person and via email for individuals.
If you are a business, bookgroup, charity, writing or community group, or a set of friends who fancy trying something new – get in touch to discuss your workshop needs!

Group workshops

Sessions are friendly and informal and full of hands on exercises with lots of props and prompts to encourage writing and discussion. Workshops can be customised to a theme (ie Valentine’s Day or Travel). Ideally for 6-12 participants and about 1-2 hours in length.

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The group had a fantastic afternoon with Anna. She was so friendly and engaging.

Practice nurse, Durham Hospice

I’ve always found poetry inaccessible – until now! Anna‘s opened up an exciting new literary world to explore.

Participant, Poetry in Motion at York Library

One-to-one tuition

If you are a beginner or more experienced writer looking to develop your writing and would like to get some advice on your work in progress, I offer individual tutorials with lots of practical hands-on advice.

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Anna has been incredibly helpful in pushing my work into new, challenging and fulfilling directions

One-to-one tuition student

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Anna Woodford with a group of workshop participants in a Hospice poetry workshopAnna has worked with a wide range of universities, schools, writing groups, reading groups and writing development agencies, including:

Anna has experience in a wide range of settings and with all ages and levels of experience. She also has a teaching qualification.

If you’d like to find out more please get in touch.