Creative Writing Course with Jacob Polley

Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre


Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre is in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, just fourteen miles from the city of Inverness. Since 1993 Moniack Mhor has been running creative writing courses tutored by some of the finest authors in the UK and beyond.

To get you writing and reading in fresh ways, this course will focus on generating new work through different ‘habits of art’. As well as re-writing, re-reading and re-thinking, we will be celebrating the sheer joy of the best words in the best order.

Poetry With Jacob Polley and Jean Sprackland & Ifor Ap Glyn

Mon 20th Jul – Sat 25th Jul, 2020 | Moniack Mhor, Kiltarlity, Inverness-shire, IV4 7HT

Jacob Polley won the 2016 T.S. Eliot Prize for poetry for his fourth book of poems, Jackself. He is Professor of Creative Writing at Newcastle University and lives with his family on the North East coast.

Jean Sprackland has published five poetry collections, most recently Green Noise. Her collection Tilt was the winner of the Costa Poetry Award in 2008. She is also the author of two non-fiction books: Strands and These Silent Mansions. Jean is Professor of Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Ifor ap Glyn has been the National Poet of Wales since 2016 and has won two crowns at the Welsh National Eisteddfod. He writes in Welsh and is translated into over a dozen languages and regularly performs his work around the world. Ifor was brought up in the Welsh community in London, but now lives and works in Caernarfon.

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