JANE CLARKE, BRIAN LEYDEN & MICHAEL O’ DEA
Join us for a celebration of Roscommon writers with an afternoon of masterclass workshops followed by an evening’s miscellany of words and music featuring three of Roscommon’s best-known writers.
2.15pm – 3pm: Readings and Workshop Introductions.
3.15pm – 5pm: Workshops
The Arts of Metaphor: Acclaimed poet Jane Clarke will look at the role of metaphor in creative writing. Participants are invited to come with a favourite poem or a few lines of prose where they find the metaphor/s exciting, intriguing or moving.
Write On: Author Brian Leyden will bring his expertise to guide and encourage participants to write with a fresh eye, a clearer sense of personal style, and a new confidence.
Sculpting a Poem from the Rough Block: Michael O’Dea, poet and teacher of creative writing, will facilitate writers in the fining of their work and follows the complete process of a writing a poem.
7pm – 8.30pm: Literary Miscellany
Enjoy a series of readings from Jane, Brian and Michael interspersed by musical interludes in the setting of our auditorium.
Part of the 8 Degrees West Programme
SATURDAY 14th SEPTEMBER | €15 Workshops | €15 Literary Miscellany | €25 Workshops & Literary Miscellany