The Poetry Summer School
The Seamus Heaney Centre’s Poetry Summer School is an annual intensive week of creative development for emerging poets, with seminars, workshops and one-to-one tutorials, alongside a programme of readings and other evening events.
This year the Summer School runs from 1st - 5th July 2019. As well as teaching sessions and one-to-one tutorials, the week's programme is complemented by some public readings and other evening events. Time is scheduled for writing and the development of new work, as well as to explore and engage with the rich literary networks in the city.
To Apply *APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 ARE NOW CLOSED*
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 (email@example.com) by Monday 29 April, 2019 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fee - £600 (includes all tuition, field trips, daily lunch and refreshments).
Participants are expected to arrange their own travel. Budget accommodation can be arranged through the Seamus Heaney Centre, and paid for by the participant.
Open for Submissions: Mon 7 Jan 2019
Submissions Deadline: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (successful students will be notified by Wed 1 May)
Summer School Programme: Mon 1 – Fri 5 Jul 2019