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The Road to a Debut: Writing the First Poetry Collection with Nithy Kasa

Course Summary:

Especially designed for beginners and for emerging poets on their way to their first collection.  This 3-week The Road to A Debut course will explore the multitudes of new voices in the contemporary Irish poetry community. Topics include how to find oneself in it, the facilities available, and tips on getting the debut collection on the shelves.

Course Outline:
This 3-week workshop will focus on three elements.

1. Creative writing: how to develop your poetry writing and get poems published.
2. The Irish poetry community; the poets and the organisers.
3. Preparing a debut collection, finding a publisher, the facilities available.

Poetry readings and writing exercises will be included in the creative writing sessions.

Places are limited. Contact Newbridge Library to register.

Dates: 14 September 2023
Venue: Newbridge Library

Organised by Kildare Libraries in partnership with The Irish Writers Centre
Contact Details: T 045 906130 E: newbridgelib@kildarecoco.ie

Audience: Adult