The Poetry Summer School
The Seamus Heaney Poetry Summer School is an annual intensive week of creative development for emerging poets, with seminars, workshops and one-to-one tutorials, alongside a programme of readings and other evening events.
This year the Summer School runs from Mon 29 Jun - Fri 3 Jul 2020. As well as teaching sessions and one-to-one tutorials, the week's programme is complemented by some public readings and other evening events. Time is scheduled for writing and the development of new work, as well as to explore and engage with the rich literary networks in the city.
The Poetry Summer School is led by Professor Nick Laird.
Places are limited to 12 and interested applicants should send a sample of their work (4 poems) to the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, School of English, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN by emailing (email@example.com) by Monday 20 April 2020 at the latest.
Successful applicants (over 18s only) will be informed within the week. Submissions of work may be emailed or posted. The fee for the summer school is £650 (includes lunch and snacks).
Any queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fee - £650 (includes all tuition, field trips, daily lunch and refreshments).
Participants are expected to arrange their own travel. Subsidised accommodation can be arranged through the Seamus Heaney Centre, and paid for by the participant.
Open for Submissions: NOW OPEN
Submissions Deadline: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (successful students will be notified by 1 May)
Summer School Programme: Mon 29 Jun – Fri 3 Jul 2020