Seamus Heaney Centre Poetry Summer School dates for 2018 Announced

The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry offers an intensive week of creative practice in the Poetry Summer School which this year runs from 2nd - 6th July 2018. The week comprises a variety of sessions with seminars, group workshops and one-to-one tutorials with creative writing tutors. There will also be staff and student poetry readings and other evening events.

Places are limited to 12 and interested applicants should send a sample of their work (4 poems) to the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, School of English, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN by emailing ( by Friday 2nd March, 2018 at the latest.

Successful applicants (over 18s only) will be informed within the week. Submissions of work may be emailed or posted. The fee for the summer school is £600 (includes lunch and snacks).

Any queries, please contact 

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