Writing the Wild with Declan Murphy Irish Writers Centre Nature Writing

Postponed: Writing the Wild with Declan Murphy

Starts: Sat 28 Sept 2019 
Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Duration: 1 Day
Cost: €80/€70 Members

In this one-day workshop you will explore the relationship between literature and nature and the connections between the inner imaginative world and the outer physical environment. You will examine your relationship with the natural world and learn how to portray it in words.


Declan Murphy's articles have been published by The Irish Wildlife Trust, The Native Woodland Trust, BirdWatch Ireland and The Sherkin Comment.

Declan published his first book, A LIfe in the Trees, in September 2017, which sold out within the first  six months. It received highly favourable reviews in The Irish Times and on both RTÉ's Liveline and Mooney Goes Wild Show.  A paperback version of the book was released in early 2019 and made available both nationwide and in the UK.
An experienced speaker, Declan has given numerous presentations to schools, libraries and various groups on a range of natural history topics. Some of his most popular talks include: Gardening for Birds, Identifying Birdsong, Discovering Nature, The Great Spotted Woodpecker and Writing & Publishing your First Book.


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