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Name
Frank Galligan
County
Donegal
Genre
Poet, Short-Story writer
Sessions
Reading and Q&A, Creative Writing Workshop, Master Class
Age Group
8 - 18
Level
Primary, Post Primary
Languages
Works in English AND Irish
Availability
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Mornings, Afternoons
Travel
Yes

Publications/ repertoire/
productions & background experience

Poetry: A Cold Forbidding Irish Green (University of Ulster, 1990) & A Strong Weakness (Charles Macklin, 2000)

Short stories: Out of the Blue (Clegnagh House, 1992)

Play: Maria Live (wrote & produced; a celebration of the life of Maria Edgeworth staged by Backstage Theatre, Longford as part of the Maria Edgeworth festival, 2006)

I am a long time facilitator with Pushkin Trust Northern Ireland & am widely experienced in working in Northern Ireland schools & creative writing cross border initiatives for children & adults.

 

Session Details

I prefer to work with groups of less than 20. I use prepared scripts as 'triggers' for the creative writing sessions, so my classroom requirements are minimal. As well as poetry & short stories, I have wide experience as a broadcaster & in stage production.

Age Group Details

From age 8 upwards at primary level. At post-primary level, vastly experienced as writer in residence.

Availability Details

Generally available.

Address
c/o Poetry Ireland, 32 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Telephone
(086) 309 2434
Email
frankgalligan@hotmail.com
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