My Secret Poem

Last week we held our Starting out in Poetry retreat with tutors Jo Shapcott and Maura Dooley. Helen Reid-Thomas attended the course and wrote this poem about her experiences here. She has kindly allowed us to share it with you all.  My Secret Poem A poem of departure, journey and …

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Claire Askew

Claire Askew was the 2017 recipient of our Jessie Kesson Fellowship, and was writer in residence at Moniack Mhor during the month of March. We asked Claire a few questions about her time here. When did you first find out about the Jessie Kesson Fellowship? I’d been aware that it was …

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