Poetry Surgery: Poetry Workshops* with Jessica Traynor and Adam Wyeth
Starts: Monday 4 Feb 2019
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Duration: 6 Weeks
Cost: €175/€160 Members
Award-winning poets Jessica Traynor and Adam Wyeth are offering a space for your poems to be workshopped and critiqued in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Each participant will have the opportunity to read their own pieces to the group. They will then have a chance to listen to feedback from their audience, with Adam and Jessica giving a final summary of detailed analysis, constructive feedback and concrete suggestions for further improvement.
*Spaces are limited to 9 participants on this course.
Jessica Traynor’s debut poetry collection, Liffey Swim, was nominated for the 2015 Strong/Shine Award. Her second collection, The Quick, was launched in October 2018.
Adam Wyeth is a poet, playwright and essayist. Adam's debut collection Silent Music (Salmon Poetry, 2011) was Highly Commended by the Forward Poetry Prize. In 2013 Salmon published his essays, The Hidden World of Poetry: Unravelling Celtic Mythology in Contemporary Irish poetry. His second collection The Art of Dying (2016) was named as an Irish Times Book of the Year.