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Advanced Poetry with Liz Berry

Monday 15 to Friday 19 July 2019

5 days

9:30 am

12:30 pm

Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí


Come ready to write and be enchanted!
Liz Berry ©Lee Allen

How can we give our poems wings? What lifts a poem from ordinary to extraordinary? How can we put play back at the heart of our poem-making?

Join award-winning poet Liz Berry for a week-long journey into the transformative world of poetry. In this advanced class we’ll read, write, play and rediscover the electricity in our own writing. We’ll try new voices, dig up the treasures of lost words, cast spells, explore endings and learn how to be kind to ourselves whilst being tough on our poems.

Liz Berry

Liz Berry's first book of poems, Black Country (Chatto 2014), described as a ‘sooty, soaring hymn to her native West Midlands’ (Guardian) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, received a Somerset Maugham Award...

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Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí

Bantry Community College “In partnership, through a comprehensive curriculum, we aim to provide quality teaching and learning in the pursuit of excellence, to promote intellectual, spiritual and personal development in...

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