Fresh from his reading with Tess Gallagher on Friday evening, award- winning Irish poet Ciaran Berry leads an advanced workshop for published and aspiring poets, exploring some of the key techniques in depth. Ciaran Berry was born in Dublin in 1971 and grew up in Carna, County Galway and Falcarragh, County Donegal. He received his B.A. from the University of Ulster and his MFA from New York University and was awarded a New York Times Fellowship. His work has appeared in AGNI, The Threepenny Review, Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, and The New Republic. His poems have been widely published in American and Irish journals and selected for Best New Poets 2006 and Best American Poetry 2008. The Sphere of Birds, won the Crab Orchard Series Award of Southern Illinois University Press, the 2008 Jerwood Aldeburgh Prize and the inaugural Michael Murphy Memorial Award, 2011. In 2012 he received a Whiting Writers’ Award for poetry. This workshop runs from 2.30 - 4.30pm. Presented in association with Poetry Ireland and the Irish Writers' Centre.