Summer Camps in Rollinsford, NH

Summer Camps in Rollinsford, NH

 

The Influence of Place: a writers’ workshop in South Berwick

The Influence of Place: a writers’ workshop in South Berwick

On Saturday, I ran my first workshop in America. As regular readers will know, I spent 5 years running writers workshops in Britain from 2010, but this was my first one in my new life, on this side of the Atlantic. And it was a great way to start. Even before we moved into our(…)

Children’s Creative Writing summer camps at Rollinsford Library

Children’s Creative Writing summer camps at Rollinsford Library

July 13-17: Ages 14 and up. July 20-24: Ages 10-13. 9.30 – 12.30 daily $150/week for first student; $140 for siblings A while ago, I was talking to Sarah, the very nice Director of the very nice library at Rollinsford, NH. We talked creative writing – I’m doing an MFA, she has one already –(…)

Second Semester at UNH: the fallout

Second Semester at UNH: the fallout

Last week I sent off 13 revised poems to Charles Simic, my workshop leader for the semester that has just ended, and that finished off my first year on the Creative Writing MFA at UNH. It has been quite a semester: there was snow, snow, and then more snow (hence the picture); cancellations and catch-ups; cut-ups(…)

Bye bye 2014, Hello 2015

Bye bye 2014, Hello 2015

Before it gets too late, I’m going to round off my 2014 with a few thoughts and a few Top Tens. 2014 was a big year for me and my family. Between us all, we: Had a baby (Rhys, born in January) Got a visa to move to America Got a place on the MFA(…)