July 6th to 13th 2019

Writing the Self with Sinead Gleeson

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July 2019

Writing the Self with Sinead Gleeson

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Hawk’s Well Theatre, Temple Street
Sligo, Ireland
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€30

Sinéad Gleeson is a writer, editor and freelance broadcaster. In this workshop she explores the art of the personal essay, focusing on the skills required for life-writing and firstmperson non-fiction. This workshop will discuss how to put ideas into practice, beginnings and structure, making the personal universal and learning how to extract the key elements of your own story. Sinéad Gleeson’s essays have appeared in Granta, Winter Papers, Gorse, Banshee and Elsewhere Journal. Her debut essay collection, Constellations was published by…

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Maggie Nelson In conversation with Sinead Gleeson

July 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hawk’s Well Theatre, Temple Street
Sligo, Ireland
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In association with Hawk’s Well Theatre Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation. . .”  The Guardian Maggie Nelson is an award-winning poet, critic, scholar and non-fiction writer.  Her work forges a new mode of nonfiction that transcends the divide between the personal and the intellectual and renders pressing issues of our time into portraits of day-to-day lived experience. Nelson’s works of non-fiction…

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