‘Critical reading, critical writing’:

LONDON CLASSES (November 2018–April 2019)


LONDON CLASSES for the ‘Critical reading, critical writing’ course will commence on Monday 12 November 2018 and run on a monthly basis for six sessions:

  • Monday 12 November 2018 (18:30–20:30)  – Don DeLillo, White Noise
  • Monday 10 December 2018 (18:30–20:30) – Penelope Lively, Moon Tiger
  • Monday 14 January 2019 (18:30–20:30) – Michael Ondaatje, In the Skin of a Lion
  • Monday 11 February 2019 (18:30–20:30)  – Beryl Bainbridge, The Bottle Factory
  • Monday 11 March 2019 (18:30–20:30) – Alex Pheby, Lucia
  • Monday 15 April 2019 (18:30–20:30) – title to be chosen by the class.

Venue. Classes will be held in Bloomsbury at the Art Workers Guild.

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.