With the Mairtín Crawford Award submission window closing on Wednesday 10th April, join judge of the Poetry Award Kathleen McCracken for a morning workshop aimed at poets seeking advice, guidance and practical approaches to assembling and presenting poetry for submission.
Kathleen will speak broadly about her own experiences of Awards; the specificities of the Mairtín Crawford Award and practical approaches. Kathleen will also be able to answer general questions in regard to preparing work for submission.
Places for the in-person workshop are very limited so we recommend early booking.
This event is free to attend and registration is essential.
If you are unable to make this in-person workshop, join the judges for an online workshop. Click here for more information.
About the judges
Kathleen McCracken is the author of eight collections of poetry including Blue Light, Bay and College, shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Poetry, and a bilingual English/Portuguese edition entitled Double Self Portrait with Mirror: New and Selected Poems. She was a finalist for the WB Yeats Society of New York Poetry Competition, the Montreal International Prize for Poetry, The Walrus Poetry Prize, and the CBC Poetry Prize. In 2019 she won the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing. She has held several Ontario Arts Council awards and an Individual Artist Award from the Northern Ireland Arts Council. Her poems have appeared in The Malahat Review, Poetry Canada Review, Exile Quarterly, Poetry Ireland, The Shop, The Belfield Literary Review, New Orleans Review and Grain, and she has given readings in Canada, Ireland, Portugal, Brazil, the United Kingdom and the United States.