Pat Boran has published six collections of poetry, the most recent of which are Waveforms: Bull Island Haiku(2016) and A Man Is Only As Good (2017), a pocket-sized new and selected poems. He wrote the popular writers' handbook The Portable Creative Writing Workshop (revised and updated, 2013) and A Short History of Dublin(2000). His humorous memoir The Invisible Prison: Scenes from an Irish Childhood, was published in 2009. A former editor of Poetry Ireland Review and presenter of The Poetry Programme and The Enchanted Way on RTÉ Radio 1, he has also edited numerous anthologies. Awards include The Patrick Kavanagh Award in 1989 and the US-based Lawrence O'Shaughnessy Poetry Award in 2008. He is a member of Aosdána. (see www.patboran.com)
Pat will lead a workshop on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and will read on Friday.