This workshop will consider what makes a good poem. Jane Clarke will lead a series of writing exercises aimed at developing quality poetry. Attendees will go away with new work and ways of improving their work. All levels of experience welcome.
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Enjoy an evening in the company of poet Jane Clarke and novelist Donal Ryan, who will read from their work and discuss their writing.
Siobhán McSweeney, actor and star of Derry Girls, will open the evening by reading one of her own short stories. This event will be chaired by Edel Coffey.
Enjoy Sunday brunch at Steeples Cafe while Jane Clarke and Geraldine Mitchell read poems by their colleague and friend, Shirley McClure, who died in 2016. After Shirley’s death, Jane edited a collection of her poems, Origami Doll, that was published earlier this year. Jane and Geraldine will read for you and discuss why Shirley McClure was an important figure in their lives and in the Irish poetry landscape.