Pat Boran is one of the greatest poets of his generation. His poetry captures the sublime resonance of the Irish landscape and contemporary life.

One of the most exciting and rewarding contemporary Irish poets - IRISH EXAMINER Resolutely amusing and emotionally resonant - SUNDAY BUSINESS POST - Gentle. Affectionate, good-humoured. Heart-breaking. - THE IRISH TIMES

Grace Wells is very involved as a mentor in the workshops. This is a unique opportunity to (re-)discover her work. Her poems are firmly earthed in reality yet intimately connected to the mythical. 'Poetry is composed of many different elements; one of its main foundations has something to do with expressing a maximum of meaning with a minimum of words. The distilled essence of a poem is only reached through tireless editing.'