Online: New Irish Communities | Spring 2020 Weekend Sessions
The remaining NIC weekly classes have moved online using the platform Zoom Pro. All non-native English speakers welcome. Please contact Jean at firstname.lastname@example.org to join her sessions or Mark @email@example.com for instructions on how to join in his class or email firstname.lastname@example.org for any other queries.
Time: Saturdays from 11.00am – 1.00pm
Duration: 7 Weeks
Cost: €5/€3 Members
Join seasoned facilitators Mark Granier and Jean O'Brien every Saturday for two hours of creative writing exercises with feedback on your work. Share your life experiences through new pieces of poetry or prose – and do it well in English. This course is perfect for non-native English speakers with an interest in creative writing. Some proficiency in English is recommended.
Jean O'Brien is an award-winning poet with an M.Phil in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin. She is vastly experienced as a workshop facilitator and has four books to her name. More at www.jeanobrien.ie.
Mark Granier is an Irish poet and photographer based in Dublin, Ireland. He has published four poetry collections: Airborne (Salmon Poetry, 2001), The Sky Road (Salmon Poetry, 2007), Fade Street (Salt Publishing, 2010) and Haunt (Salmon Poetry, 2015). His awards include the Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize in 2004 and the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Poetry Fellowship in 2011.
This is an Irish Writers Centre initiative made possible with funding from
Dublin City Council Arts Office.