2470 Online Guest Writer Event: Poetry – Hollie McNish in conversation with Michael Pedersen

2470 Online Guest Writer Event: Poetry – Hollie McNish in conversation with Michael Pedersen

Date(s) - Wed 17th Jan, 2024
8:00pm - 9:00pm

Please join our online Poetry course participants and tutor in welcoming poet and writer Hollie McNish to our virtual floor! In this one-hour session delivered via Zoom, Hollie will read from and discuss her work in conversation with Michael Pedersen, tutor of our current online Moniack in a Month: Poetry course. There will also be a short time for questions from our audience.

We are happy to be able to extend access to our online Moniack in a Month Guest Reader events on a ‘pay as you can’ basis.

Guest Writer

Hollie McNish is a writer based between Glasgow and Cambridge. She won the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry for her poetic parenting memoir – Nobody Told Me –  of which The Scotsman stated ‘The World Needs this Book’. She has published four further collections of poetry – Papers, Cherry Pie, Plum andher most recent poetic memoir Slug…and other things I’ve been told to hate, a Sunday Times Bestseller. She loves writing and her new book, Lobster, is out in March 2024. www.holliemcnish.com 


Michael Pedersen is a prize-winning Scottish poet and author. He’s published three acclaimed collections of poetry, with the most recent, The Cat Prince & Other Poems, published by Little Brown in July 2023. The title poem was  shortlisted for the 2023 Forward Prizes. His prose debut, Boy Friends, was published by Faber & Faber in 2022 to rave reviews in the UK and North America and was a Sunday Times Critics Choice 2022. Pedersen also won a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship and the John Mather’s Trust Rising Star of Literature Award. Pedersen’s work has attracted praise from the likes of: Stephen Fry, Kae Tempest, Irvine Welsh, Maggie Smith, Sara Pascoe, Jackie Kay and many more. Co-founder of the literary collective Neu! Reekie!, Pedersen is currently Writer in Residence at the University of Edinburgh. www.michaelpedersen.co.uk


We are running this as a ‘pay as you can’ event. Please see our booking options below.

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This course is now fully booked. Please contact us on info@moniackmhor.org.uk or 01463 741 675 to be added to the waiting list.

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