Maurice Riordan

Poetry

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Maurice Riordan was born in Co. Cork. His first book, A Word from the Loki (1995), was nominated for the T. S. Eliot Prize, as was The Water Stealer (2013). Floods (2000) was a Book of the Year in the Sunday Times and Irish Times. The Holy Land (2007) won the Michael Hartnett Award. His new collection, The Shoulder Tap, is forthcoming from Faber in 2021. He has taught at Imperial College and Goldsmiths College, and is Emeritus Professor of Poetry at Sheffield Hallam. Riordan was Editor of The Poetry Review, 2013-17.

Upcoming Courses

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Poetry

Writing Poems

A playful, supportive three-month poetry course for beginners and aspiring amateur poets, with two of the best practitioners and teachers in the country.

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Starting out

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Online

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12 weeks

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Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott

Start Date

Monday 17 Apr 2023

£595
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Poetry

The Salon: Developing Your Poems

Join Richard Scott and Maurice Riordan for this twelve-week intermediate course – find new paths for your work, broaden your understanding of the craft and meet a group of supportive, like-minded poets.

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Improving

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London

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12 weeks

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Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott, Daljit Nagra

Start Date

Thursday 20 Apr 2023

£650
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