Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Poetry Workshops with Kevin Higgins

A choice of three poetry workshops at Galway Arts Centre

Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three poetry workshops, all commencing the week of May 8th. The tutor will be Kevin Higgins, whose first collection of poems, 'The Boy With No Face', published by Salmon in 2005, was short-listed for the Strong Award for Best First Collection by an Irish Poet. 'The Boy With No Face' was also Salmon Poetry's Bestselling Book of 2005, and is soon to be reprinted.
Kevin Higgins is an experienced workshop facilitator and many of his students have gone on to achieve publication success. Each workshop will run for eight weeks. They will take place on

Tuesday evenings, commencing May 9th, 7-8.30pm; on
Wednesday afternoons, commencing May 10th, 2-3.30pm; and on
Thursday afternoons, 2-3.30pm, commencing May 11th.

The Tuesday evening and Wednesday afternoon workshops are open to both complete beginners as well as those who've been writing for some time. The Thursday afternoon workshop is an Advanced Poetry Workshop, suitable for those who've participated in poetry workshops before or had poems published in magazines.Places must be paid for in advance.

To reserve a place contact Maeve Mulrennan at Galway Arts Centre on 091-565 886, call in to Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street, Galway, or e-mail


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