Coming up at the Stoneywoods Festival, Kiltyclogher, Co Leitrim, Friday June 30th – Sunday July 2nd. Poetry Reading with Sinead Morrisey, Belfast’s poet laureate and winner of the TS Eliot prize.  Sinead will be accompanied by Teresa Lally, winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award, and myself, Monica Corish. The event is €5 at the door and all are welcome to attend. Saturday, July 1 at 5:50 p.m.


Writing Workshop: Poetry and Story Inspired by Myth: Star of the Sea, Mullaghmore, Co Sligo, Saturday August 19, 11 am – 5 pm. Details here.


I lead Amherst Method writing workshops and craft-and-critique workshops in the North West and  elsewhere in Ireland. I also offer one-to-one Mentoring, and am available to read at literary events and festivals.

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(Photo: Oíche Nollaig na mBan 2016 in The Model, Sligo, with Emma Stroude’s portraits of “Women from the Rising” looking on. Reproduced by kind permission of Donal Hackett)