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

Poetry

Poetry Salon

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.

Level

Improving

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Location

London

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott

Start Date

Thursday 20 Jan 2022

£695
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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.

Level

Starting out

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Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott

Start Date

Monday 24 Jan 2022

£550
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Non-fiction

Memoir and Life Writing

How to write a life – let alone your own? Spend three months in expert company, asking and answering the questions that a memoirist needs to answer.

Level

Improving

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Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott

Start Date

Thursday 13 Jan 2022

£795
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