Pete Mullineaux lives in Galway and works nationally teaching global issues through poetry and drama. He’s published four poetry collections: Zen Traffic Lights(Lapwing 2005) A Father’s Day (Salmon 2008) Session (Salmon 2011) and How to Bake a Planet (Salmon 2016). He’s also had several plays produced by RTE radio. Pete’s been interviewed about his work on RTE’s Arena programme and published widely in Ireland, UK, USA, Europe and as far afield as India and Japan.
His work has been described by various reviewers as ‘sensitive and profound’ ‘gorgeous and resonant’ and ‘grimly funny’, while stylistic comparisons have been made with Roger McGough, John Clare, Pete Seeger and John Cooper Clarke.
‘A gem’. (Jaki McCarrick - Poetry Ireland Review).
Pete’s writing workshop will focus on eco-poetry.
Open to anyone. Bring a pen, some paper, your imagination and an open mind and heart!
Pete is a very experienced workshop facilitator. He’s been host to a weekly writers’ workshop in Oughterard for the past 15 years, the group have published several books and are currently working on a CD of poems that connect with music.