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Meet our autumn 2015 facilitators: 3. Dave Lordan

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The ever popular Dave Lordan is facilitating two courses this autumn at the Irish Writers Centre. The first, Teaching Creative writing, is a practical, intensive course in how and why to teach creative writing in a variety of contexts. The other, Strange Times, Strange Tellers: Experimental Fiction, covers the techniques of formally innovative writers such as Calvino, Cortázar, and Joyce, and movements such as beats, oulipo, surrealist... We caught up with Dave to discuss his own reading and writing, among other subjects.  Irish Writers Centre: What have you been reading over the summer? Dave Lordan: Johnathan Franzen, Hilary Mantel, and, most enjoyable of all, the...

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