Mindshift: Masterclass for Writing Facilitators with Mia Gallagher
Sat 2 Nov 2019
Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm
Cost: €40/€35 Members
This workshop has been designed for people who have already been facilitating or mentoring creative writing courses but who are experiencing specific challenges. Ideally for those who work/want to work at an advanced level with other writers, for example, working with MFA students or postgrads or with other
committed writers on developing their practice.
Mia Gallagher is the author of two acclaimed novels: HellFire, awarded the Irish Tatler Literature Award 2007, and Beautiful Pictures of the Lost Homeland, longlisted for the 2016 Republic of Consciousness Award. Her equally acclaimed debut short-story collection, Shift (New Island, 2018) includes ‘Polyfilla’, recently shortlisted for the 2018 Irish Book Awards.
An editor and mentor with over 25 years’ experience, Mia is currently a contributing editor with The Stinging Fly. She has received several Literature Bursaries from the Arts Council of Ireland, and has enjoyed the role of writer-in-residence in many environments. In 2018 she was elected a member of Aosdána.