Poetry Summer School, 26 -30 June 2017, Queen's University Belfast, Ireland

Publish Date: Mar 17, 2017

Deadline: Mar 31, 2017

Event Dates: from Jun 26, 2017 12:00 to Jun 30, 2017 12:00

About the summer school

The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry offers an intensive week of creative practice in the Poetry Summer School which this year runs from 26 -30 June, 2017.

The week comprises a variety of sessions with seminars, group workshops and one-to-one tutorials with creative writing tutors. There will also be staff and student poetry readings and other evening events.

This year sessions are being offered by our own poets, Ciaran Carson, Leontia Flynn, Paul Maddern, Emma Must and Stephen Connolly with Conor O’Callaghan (Sheffield Hallam University), along with Visiting Fulbright Fellow Tess Taylor and returning Fulbright Fellow Wayne Miller.

Places are limited to 12 and interested applicants should send a sample of their work (4 poems) to Gerry Hellawell, Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, School of English, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN (g.hellawell@qub.ac.uk) by Friday 31 March, 2017 at the latest. Successful applicants (over 18s only) will be informed within the week. Submissions of work may be emailed or posted. The fee for the summer school is £600 (includes lunch and snacks).

Contact for Mrs Gerry Hellawell: Email at g.hellawell@qub.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)28 9097 1070.

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