Writing Ourselves

Date Saturday 22 September 2018
Time 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Price£47 | £42
TutorMary Montague

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Writing Ourselves

Creative Writing

Workshop

You may have a great desire to write but don’t know how or where to start; or you may simply want to explore your creativity through writing.

In this One Day Creative Writing Workshop for beginners/returners, we play with our imagination and dreams.

We challenge our fears: of the blank page; of feeling foolish; of failure. We charm our inner critic, giving ourselves permission to write with courage and trust so we can persist with creative enchantment into our so-called real lives.

About the Tutor

Mary Montague is a poet and fiction writer.

Her poetry collections include ‘Black Wolf on a White Plain’ (Summer Palace Press 2001) and ‘Tribe’ (Dedalus Press 2008). She has been published in numerous journals, nationally and internationally, and has been widely anthologised, most recently in ‘Washing Windows? Irish Women Write Poetry’ (Arlen House 2017).

Her work has been translated into French, Italian and Russian. A love of the natural world informs much of her writing (she is a trained ornithologist).

She is also a qualified teacher with over 15 years experience of teaching in schools, as well as many years experience of facilitating and tutoring creative writing and poetry in a variety of settings including: Open College of the Arts; Stranmillis University College; MarketPlace Theatre and Arts Centre, Armagh; First Steps Women’s Centre, Dungannon; Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast; and other places besides.

She is a professional member of the National Association of Writers in Education, and of the Irish Writers Centre, through which she offers one-to-one mentoring. She was awarded a grant by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland in 2017 for her fiction.

More details of her work can be found online: marymontaguewritersite.wordpress.com

 

 

Age Range18+

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