Creative Writing Workshop with Kieran Beville

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Creative Writing Workshop with Kieran Beville

Hi everyone, Just to let you know that our creative writing course this coming September (exact dates to be finalised) will be taking on a new direction. We are delighted to have writer Kieran Beville join us to facilitate the course. It will run over 6 weeks face to face (if the pandemic is over) with an on-line option also available. An anthology of work produced on the course will be published in December.
These courses are always booked up very quickly so this is a heads up for you to get your name down for this year’s course (expression of interest is all that’s required to secure a place).
Below is a brief outline of what to expect. Let me know if you want to secure a place.
Kieran Beville, is an experienced, published author, in association with Limerick Writers’ Centre will facilitate a creative writing course in September 2021(dates, time, location and cost will be announced later).
The course will cover: ·
Writing a novel ·
Writing a short story·
Writing a memoir·
Writing a newspaper article·
Writing poetry·
Getting published·
Writing for radio·
Writing for TV·
Writing for the stage·Technique and technicalities
The course textbook is Write Now, A Practical Practical Guide to Becoming a Writer but much that is not covered in that volume will also be considered.
Kieran Beville is a former teacher of English and History. He was also a tutor in the Irish History Department of UCC in the 1980s and lecturer in Masterclasses at the Intercultural Studies Department of Tyndale Theological seminary, Amsterdam, where he taught Hermeneutics and Postmodernism, 2011-2016. In addition he has lectured on leadership training programmes in Eastern Europe (Serbia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova and Macedonia)as well as Jordan (Amman) and India (Kolkata, New Delhi and Nagaland). He has been a conference speaker on Postmodernism in Ireland, the UK and India. Beville is author of Write Now – A Practical Guide to Becoming a Writer (Limerick Writers’ Centre, 2019) and the novel, Bohemian Fire (pen-name Austen K. Blake, Bohemian Books, 2017). He has published fifteen non-fiction books. Furthermore, he has had a substantial number of articles (100+) published in various newspapers, journals and magazines as well as poetry in Cyphers, Crossways, A New Ulster, Ogham Stone, The Stony Thursday Book, The Sunday Tribune, The Galway Review, Live Encounters, Pandemic and The Phare Anthology, 2021. His collection of poetry, Fool’s Gold, was published by Revival Press (2019), with an introduction by poet John Liddy, cover design by artist John Shinnors and illustrations by artist Kate Hennessy. His book, Pulling Back the Clouds is a short biography of Mike Kelly, collector of the die-cast model aircraft display at Shannon Airport (LWC, 2020). His second volume of poetry, Soul Songs, was published by Revival Press (2020) with cover design by Syra Larkin and illustrations by Kathy Tiernan. Voices from the Void is Kieran Beville’s third collection of poetry with cover by John Shinnors.

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