The Fly on the Wheel was written by re-disovered Irish author Katherine Cecil Thurston, and published three years before the she died, aged 36 (very possibly murdered by her fiancé who got her to change her will before she died, and then drugged her with laudanum). The Fly on the Wheel was written in her … Read more
Jessica Traynor is a poet, essayist and librettist, and poetry editor at Banshee. Her debut poetry collection, Liffey Swim (Dedalus Press, 2014), was shortlisted for the Strong/Shine Award. The Quick (Dedalus Press, 2018) was an Irish Times poetry choice. Awards include the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary and Hennessy New Writer of the Year.
This master class with poet Joanne McCarthy will be focused on offering feedback to existing work. Each poet will be asked to bring a single poem to workshop with the group in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere. This workshop is best suited to emerging poets who have begun to publish in journals and are looking to hone their craft.