‘Critical reading, critical writing’:

LONDON CLASSES (February–July 2018)


LONDON CLASSES for the ‘Critical reading, critical writing’ course will commence on Monday 19 February 2018 and run on a monthly basis for six sessions:

  • Monday 19 February (18:30–20:30)  – Jeanette Winterson, The Passion
  • Monday 19 March (18:30–20:30) – Ursula Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness
  • Monday 16 April (18:30–20:30) – P.G. Wodehouse, Leave it to Psmith
  • Monday 14 May (18:30–20:30)  – Russell Hoban, Riddley Walker
  • Monday 11 June (18:30–20:30) – Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea
  • Monday 9 July (18:30–20:30) – Salman Rushdie, Shame

Venue. Classes will be held in Bloomsbury (you will be sent a confirmation email and address prior to the commencement of the course).

Fees. The total cost of the course is £150.* This is payable in advance and non-refundable.

Class tutor. The class tutor is Galley Beggar co-director and Guardian journalist Sam Jordison.

Further booking details. To book your place on the course, simply click on the link below. After your payment has been processed and your account created, Sam will be in touch (usually within 48 hours) to offer any further information and welcome you to the class.  

*Low-earner spaces. One place per course will be made freely available to a writer on a low-income. We do not ask for proof of income or any other information (we want to respect your right to privacy), and in the first instance you should simply email info@galleybeggar.co.uk, with ‘Critical reading’ in the subject line. Do be advised that these sessions will be offered on a first come, first serve basis, and are likely to fill up swiftly.