Category Archives: Teaching

The Story House: Residential Workshops in Ireland

Six weeks ago I took a leave of unspecified duration from this blog – but weeks before that I began an interview with Margaret O’Brien and Nollaig Brennan of The Story House, now completed – So here it is. NB: … Continue reading

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Can creative writing be taught?  Should it be taught?  

The latest issue of the Dublin Review of Books is online at http://www.drb.ie/ with my review of Imagination in the Classroom: Teaching & Learning Creative Writing in Ireland, a recent collection of essays on the topic edited by Anne Fogarty, … Continue reading

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Openings, anyone?

Teaching started again this week, after something a bit longer than what you might call a break. More like a brake.  In any case, it got me thinking about openings, what they are and how they work. I began to … Continue reading

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