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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology presents new course in Creative Writing for Beginners

Susan Millar DuMars will give support, instruction and feedback to those who are interested in writing either fiction (short stories, novels) or poetry. The course takes place one evening per week (Wednesday) for 6 weeks from 7.30–9.30 p.m. It commences on Wednesday, April 29th at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.

Susan’s debut poetry collection, Big Pink Umbrella, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2008. A mini-collection of her short stories, American Girls was brought out by Lapwing Press in 2007. Susan has read from her work in Ireland, Britain, the US and Greece. She and her husband organise the Over the Edge readings series in Galway.

Advance booking is essential. Places cost €100.00. For further details or to book a place contact Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Galway. Telephone 091 742145 or see