Kildare Library Service is delighted to announce the first events in our Connections Through Literature series for 2022, in association with The Irish Writers Centre and supported by Creative Ireland. This series of creative writing workshops offer a hybrid model of online and in-person courses that are free and open to all.
FLynn Buckle is a Deaf/hard-of-hearing author, artist, activist, and tutor. Her novel What Willow Says, published by époque press, won the international Barbellion Prize for ill and disabled authors in 2022. It is a celebration of deafness, nature, and the language of trees. Other work includes her debut novel The Groundsmen, several anthologies, and literary articles for The Irish Times and Books Ireland Magazine. She is the recipient of many literary awards, most recently as Ireland’s representative as a UNESCO City of Literature Writer in Residence 2021 at the UK National Centre for Writing.
Course Summary Does your work encompass forms of nature writing? Whether you write fiction or non-fiction, poetry, essays, or memoir, you could be part of a growing international Climate Writers movement. This introduction to Climate Writing blends taught facilitation, workshopping your writing, and discussions of published literature, and will appeal to authors of all genres interested in reading and writing about change in the Anthropocene.
Venue: Maynooth Library, Co. Kildare
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.