Galway Technical Institute is offering a course in Creative Writing for Beginners with Kevin Higgins. The course takes place one evening per week (Monday) from 7.00-9.30pm for six weeks, commencing on Monday, 16th April. Advance booking is essential. Places cost €75. Kevin Higgins will provide writing exercises for, and give gentle critical feedback to, those interested in trying their hand at writing poems, stories or memoir.
Also on offer is a course in Intermediate Creative Writing with Susan Millar DuMars. This takes place one evening per week (Tuesday) from 7.30-9.30pm for eight weeks. It commences on Tuesday, April 17th. Advance booking is essential. Places cost €80. The course is for those who have an interest in writing stories or poems, and want the guidance and discipline of a weekly class to help them improve. Flexible exercises and work-shopping of assignments, together with the study of the works of published writers, will help each class member to find their own writing voice.
To book a place in either class contact GTI, Father Griffin Road, Galway, telephone 091-581342 or go to http://www.gti.ie/