Mark Granier

County
Dublin
Genre
Poet
Sessions
Reading and Q&A, Creative Writing Workshop, Master Class, Workshop
Age Group
5 - 6, 7 - 10, 11-15, 16 - 18
Level
Primary, Post Primary
Languages
Works in English ONLY
Travel
Yes

Publications/Repertoire/Productions & Background Experience

Mark Granier's fourth collection of poetry is Haunt (Salmon, 2015). His work has been published widely in newspapers, journals and periodicals, including the TLS, Irish Times, Poetry Ireland Review and The New Statesman, and his work has been broadcast on RTE. Prizes include three Arts Council Bursaries, The Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize and a Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship in 2011. His poetry for children has been published in numerous anthologies, including Something Beginning with P (O'Brien Press, 2004) and Once Upon A Place (Little Island, 2015).

Mark Granier has an MA in poetry/creative writing and has facilitated many workshops and projects with schools and colleges at Primary, Post Primary and Third Level. He was Writer in Residence at Adelaide & Meath Hospital (incorporating the National Children's Hospital) in 2005 and edited and a book of poetry by children and adults, Patient Voices. 

He is currently a tutor in creative writing with University College Dublin's Adult Education/Lifelong Learning Department. 

Age Group Details

Preferred age group: 10-18 year olds but will work with all ages.

Telephone
(086) 405 4934
Email
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Website
http://www.writerscentre.ie/anthology/anthology.html