ANYONE WHO has long wanted to write poems, but is unsure howe to begin, or even what the methods are, should check out the poetry workshops coming to the Galway Arts Centre.
The classes will be taught by Kevin Higgins, whose poetry collections, The Boy With No Face (2006 ), Time Gentlemen, Please (2008 ), Frightening New Furniture (2010 ), The Ghost in the Lobby (2014 ), and Song of Songs 2:0 – New & Selected Poems (2017 ), are all published by Salmon Poetry.
Classes for complete beginners are on Tuesdays (7pm to 8.30pm, starting January 23 ) and Fridays (2pm to 3.30pm, starting January 26 ). An advanced workshop, for those who have participated in poetry workshops before or had poems published, is on Thursdays (2pm to 4pm, starting January 25 ). Each workshop run for 10 weeks. The cost for each class is €110/100. Places must be paid for in advance. To book contact the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street (091 - 565886, [email protected], or GalwayArtsCentre.ie ).