Galway Arts Centre New Year poetry workshops

Kevin Higgins to give classes for beginners and advanced levels starting in January

Kevin Higgins. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Kevin Higgins. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

STARTING IN January, the Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three online poetry workshops, facilitated by the acclaimed poet Kevin Higgins.

There will be classes for beginners and advanced levels, and all classes will take place via Zoom. Full details of how the workshop will function online will be explained during the first session.

Classes on Tuesdays (7pm to 8.30pm, starting January 25 ) and Fridays (2pm to 3.30pm, starting January 28 ) are open to complete beginners as well as those who have been writing for some time.

Classes on Thursdays (2pm to 4pm, starting January 27 ) are for those who have participated in poetry workshops before or had poems published.

About the teacher

Kevin is the author of the poetry collections The Boy With No Face (2006 ), Time Gentlemen, Please (2008 ), Frightening New Furniture (2010 ), Song of Songs 2.0: New & Selected Poems (2017 ), and Sex and Death at Merlin Park Hospital (2019 ), all published by Salmon Poetry. His sixth collection, Ecstatic, will be published in March. The Colour Yellow & The Number 19: Negative Thoughts That Helped One Man Mostly Retain His Sanity During 2020 was published last year by Nuascealta.

Each course costs €110. Places must be paid for in advance. To reserve a place contact reception at Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street (091 - 565886, [email protected], or go to ).


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