Monthly Archives: July 2011

Today I really read P.J.Kavanagh’s poems for the first time.

I’m through two books of his Collected poems from Carcanet Press, four to go. Finding myself this impressed by his early writing, I can’t wait to see where his voice will get to next! I am going to build in … Continue reading

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Form an orderly line: poetic technique weekend at Writing Train!

Next POETRY WEEKEND at WRITING TRAIN’s hq in Glasthule will be a POETIC TECHNIQUE weekend on August 20 and 21. We’ll partner the weekend with a group Reading in Dunlaoghaire, and if we’ve participant numbers between 6 and the max … Continue reading

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A WRITING TRAIN TIMETABLE

Writing Train Courses starting soon: This post covers: One-DAY and WEEKEND courses, September ISLAND RETREATS, short late summer-early autumn courses and autumn term details,  in that order! Email writingtrain@gmail.com for info or phone 086-1701418 ONE-DAY EVENTS AND WEEKENDS AUGUST ONE … Continue reading

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Poetry Intensive, and a Writing Saloon, all in the one day!

Designed for a max of 8 students, the POETRY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP DAY will allow you in-depth feedback on a minimum of two poems, plus considerable time for discussion and workshopping of your current practice and technical challenges as poets. As the day will … Continue reading

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