Monthly Archives: August 2011

To contact Writing Train

You can email me at Yvonnesworkshops@gmail.com. If you are enquiring about courses, it’s writingtrain@gmail.com. And you can phone me, Yvonne, about anything related to Writing Train classes, workshops and events at 086 1701418 or at 01 2806431. Advertisements

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What’s the difference between Writing Train workshops and Writing Train Beginners’ classes?

WRITING TRAIN WORKSHOPS and WRITING TRAIN BEGINNERS’ CLASSES: the distinctions. Writing Train’s Intermediate workshops ( Tuesday nights, starting next week, 23rd AUGUST for a short burst of 5 weeks) are great for people who are either (a) ready to get … Continue reading

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Writing Train writers read at the WRITING SALOON!

Here’s a blast from last winter in Sweny’s Chemist’s, Westland Row, on one of the sixteen Saloons we’ve run for emerging writers at Writing Train since May 2010! Audio clip available from the bauld Regan Hutchins, AKA Safari Kent, radio … Continue reading

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In Inishbofin Jaunt mode, a little Bofin piece from me!

On Bofin I catch my jumper on the table’s split veneer Outside the window the whisper of rainwear.   Is it just when you don’t belong, kids’-clothes-coloured fishing weights scatter by a door   as if you’ve come here to … Continue reading

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A short bio note on Writing Train guest tutor Anthony Glavin

Brief bio on Anthony Glavin, guest tutor on Bofin Weekend No. 2. An editor of ‘New Irish Writing’ in the Irish Press, long-time Commissioning Editor for New Island Books, Tony’s acclaimed first novel, Nighthawk Alley, and two short-story collections, One … Continue reading

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“Sailing To An Island”…and writing on one too…

The Inishbofin Jaunts get a lovely mention in today’s Irish Times. And so I’m thinking today about what it feels like to take off from your usual life in order to have some time for yourself – putting down your … Continue reading

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A blog-post about me, YC

 Thought it might be about time the blog got a post that could double as a BIOG for me. My first book, “Invitation to the Air” (poems) won the American Ireland Fund Award at Listowel Writers’ Week and was published … Continue reading

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