Creative Writing with Ian McMillan

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Last event: Monday 17 October 2016 at 4pm
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  • Chester Town Hall

Aspiring writer? Looking for advice and inspiration? Don’s miss the chance to join Ian McMillan, one of the UK’s best known contemporary poets for creative writing workshop as part of Chester Literature Festival.

Ian will also be discussing his book of new and selected poems, To Fold the Evening Star 17 October.

About the author
Ian is poet-in-residence for The Academy of Urbanism and Barnsley FC. He presents The Verb every week on BBC R3 and he’s a regular on Coast, BBC Breakfast, Countryfile, Pick of the Week, Pointless Celebrities and Last Word. He’s been a castaway on Desert Island Discs. Previously he was resident poet for English National Opera, Yorkshire TV’s Investigative Poet and Humberside Police’s Beat Poet. His rip-roaring poetry shows are legendary. Cats make him sneeze

Duration

Approx 60 mins

Creative work details

Title: to fold the evening star
Date Published:
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