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The Well Review presents “Halloween,” a workshop session with guest poetry tutor Matthew Dickman

October 21, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm IST


In Cycle 2: Childhood, a 2021 Poetry Cycle offered by The Well Review, Matthew Dickman will be a guest poetry tutor during Session 3: “Halloween” on October 21 from 8 to 10 p.m. (Irish Standard Time) via Zoom.

From the organizers:

Cycle 2: Childhood (October)


Session One: “Are we there yet?” Poetry Workshop Tutor: Sarah Byrne

Session Two: “Roots, Shoots and Boots”: The Beara Rainforest, Guest Speaker: Eoghan Daltun

Session Three: “Halloween” Guest Poetry Tutor: Matthew Dickman

Session Four: Reflections and Group Reading

All sessions will take place live on Zoom Thursdays 8pm-10pm (Irish Standard Time)

Cycle Two: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th October 2021

All cycles also include one 1:1 poetry surgery appointment with Sarah over Zoom

Our new poetry cycles bring together professional poets, scientists and practitioners and connect them with writers who are at any stage of their creative development.

The introductory and reflection sessions are led by Sarah Byrne and will include close readings, writing exercises and craft conversations. Materials will be provided to all participants ahead of sessions.

Each cycle (Sleep, Childhood, The First Person) will have two guests, usually during the middle weeks.

Sleep: Dr. Robert Stickgold (Lecture & Q&A) and Mary-Jane Holmes (Interactive Poetry Workshop)

Childhood: Eoghan Dalton (Lecture & Q&A) and Matthew Dickman (Interactive Poetry Workshop)

The First Person: Dr. Anil Seth (Lecture & Q&A) and Ellen Bass (Interactive Poetry Workshop)

All sessions will happen on Zoom. Places are limited to eight participants per cycle. You are welcome to register for more than one cycle. In addition to the four Zoom meetings, you will also receive a 1:1 editorial session with Sarah Byrne during the course.



If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: info@thewellreview.com


Matthew Dickman is the author of All-American Poem (American Poetry Review, 2008), the recipient of The Honickman First Book Prize, The May Sarton Award from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Kate Tufts Award from Claremont College. His publications include Mayakovsky’s Revolver (W.W. Norton & Co., 2012); and Wonderland (W.W. Norton & Co., 2017). His newest book, Husbandry, is forthcoming in 2022. Matthew’s work was published in Issue One of The Well Review.

Register here: https://www.thewellreview.com/well-review-poetry-cycles-2021-1/donate-35-m84yg


October 21, 2021
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm IST
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