Booked Out: Poetry Masterclass with Mark Granier
Starts Sat 4 Apr 2020
Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 Day
Cost: €80/€70 members
This is a one-day course for people who have written (and possibly published) some poetry. As places may be limited, all who are interested are invited to submit one to three poems they are having some difficulties with. A selection of participants will be made on this basis. Topics covered during the course will include editing techniques and beginning to shape a poetry MS, along with advice on publishing in magazines and journals. You may also look at some published poems by a number of poets.
Mark Granier has an MA in Poetry/Creative Writing from Lancaster University and has been teaching creative writing/poetry for The Irish Writers Centre’s ‘New Irish Communities’ project and University College Dublin’s Lifelong Learning Department for many years. His awards include the 1997 New Writer Prize, several Arts Council Bursaries, The Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize and two Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowships, in 2011 and 2017.His fifth collection, Ghostlight: New & Selected Poems, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2017.