Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Carousel Creates Poetry – A workshop with Enda Coyle-Greene

Saturday, June 1st 2013
Carousel Creates Poetry A workshop with Enda Coyle-Greene
W.B. Yeats once wrote, ‘‘ A poem comes right with a click like a closing box." To discover how that can happen, get immersed in verse during an all-day workshop at Carousel Creates. Explore the line break, find freshness and vitality in language and imagery, and the importance of reading before writing: just some of the elements that go into the making of a successful poem. Participants will be engaged in writing exercises designed to be both informative and fun and are invited to bring along a poem with which they would like some gentle, constructive help. There will also be practical advice on how to present your poems when submitting to magazines and/or competitions.
 The workshop is suitable for anyone who is writing or wants to write poetry.
 Numbers will be limited to ensure maximum participation.
Workshop leader Enda Coyle-Greene’s first collection of poetry, ‘Snow Negatives’ won the Patrick Kavanagh Award in 2006 and was published by the Dedalus Press the following year. She has published widely in journals and anthologies in Ireland and elsewhere and is a frequent contributor on RTE radio. She holds an MA (Dist.) in English, Creative Writing, from the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen’s University, Belfast. Her new collection is due from Dedalus later in 2013.
Date: Saturday, June 1st 2013, 9am-5pm Cost: €65.00 (including lunch, coffee) To Book a Place: contact Carolann Copland at or 086 192 3613 – Website:

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