I qualified as a teacher in 1991 by achieving my Postgraduate Certificate in Education from Queen’s University Belfast, and worked for over fifteen years teaching in schools.
I have worked as a Creative Writing and Poetry facilitator and tutor for a range of groups spanning all ages and experience:
- From 2015, workshops and courses at Marketplace Theatre and Arts Centre, Armagh, Stranmillis College, Belfast, First Steps Women’s Centre, Dungannon, and the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast (see Previous events).
- Big Telly Spring Chicken Creative Writing workshops (2008-2009).
- Creative Writing and Poetry tutor with the Open College of the Arts (2005-2008).
- Creative Writing Workshops with Learmount Community Development Group, Park, Co. Derry (2006).
- Oral & Written Network workshops (early 2000s).
- Creative Writing workshops at Thornhill College, Derry (2000-2005)