All workshops now sold out

The masterclasses are €75 each. Each participant will have the opportunity to have one of their poems (of up to forty lines) discussed in a very small class where each person’s work will receive much individual attention. They will submit their poem in advance.

Valzhyna Mort Masterclass -- SOLD OUT

9.30am to 12.30pm, Thursday 18th May
Munster Literature Centre, 84 Douglas Street, T12X802
Limited to 8 participants

Valzhyna Mort is the author of three poetry collections, most recently: Music for the Dead and Resurrected (FSG 2020), named one of the best poetry books of 2020 by The New York Times, and the winner of the International Griffin Poetry Prize and the UNT Rilke Prize. Mort is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the American Academy in Rome, the Lannan Foundation, and the Amy Clampitt Foundation. She has received a National Endowment for the Arts grant for her translation work. Born in Minsk, Belarus, Mort writes in English and Belarusian.

A. E. Stallings Masterclass -- SOLD OUT

9.30am to 12.30pm, Friday 19th May
Munster Literature Centre, 84 Douglas Street, T12X802
Limited to 8 participants

A. E. Stallings is a US-born poet, translator, and critic who lives in Athens. She has received a grant from the NEA, and fellowships from the Guggenheim, United States Artists, and the MacArthur foundations. Her most recent volume of translation is the illustrated Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice (Paul Dry Books), and she has a selected poems just out, This Afterlife, with Carcanet. Her poems, essays, and reviews appear widely. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Toby Martinez de las Rivas  Masterclass -- SOLD OUT

9.30am to 12.30pm, Saturday 20th May
Munster Literature Centre, 84 Douglas Street, T12X802
Limited to 8 participants

Toby Martinez de las Rivas was born in 1978. He grew up in Hampshire and Somerset, then moved to the north-east of England after studying history and archaeology at Durham where he began writing. He won an Eric Gregory award in 2005, the Andrew Waterhouse award from New Writing North in 2008 and the Newcastle Australia Residency Award in 2013. His debut collection, Terror, was published in 2014, followed by Black Sun in 2018, which was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection.

Payment will be accepted by cheque/postal order (made payable to the Munster Literature Centre), by credit card via PayPal (link provided on registration), or cash (payable in person at The Munster Literature Centre, Frank O'Connor House, 84 Douglas Street, Cork). To book your place please email info(at)munsterlit(dot)ie or phone +353(0)21 4322396 .

Additional Information
If you have limited mobility, please let us know in advance so we can arrange to make the experience as pleasant as possible for you. Every effort will be made to make sure that the programme proceeds as advertised but the Munster Literature Centre accepts no responsibility for changes made due to circumstances beyond our control—refunds will be given only if a workshop is cancelled. As workshops sell out, notification of such will be posted on this page.