Mark Connors - Sunday Morning Wordship

Mark Connors - author and poet

Ilkley Literature Festival's Open Mic winner for 2014 and 2015!

"Mark Connors delivered an excellent workshop on 'Writing the Voice' in two of our Bradford libraries. The attendees found his session engaging, informative and inspiring. Mark really knows his stuff – he knows how to express the innermost thoughts and feelings of his characters in an authentic, fully rounded way and he was able to encourage others to do the same regardless of where they were on the writing journey. Mark is an intelligent, generous and encouraging tutor who is passionate about writing and the importance of being able to write and to express oneself."
Dionne Hood, Development Officer - Reading and Stock Bradford Libraries - Publishers Publicity Circle 'Librarian of the Year'

Wordship with Mark and Gill

WORDSHIP is a unique poetry workshop. Each week we take a word, discuss it, look at its etymology and its use in 3 poems. Then, we send you off for half an hour to write your response. When you come back, you can share what you've written, or not, there's no pressure at all. It's a very relaxed and laid-back way to spend a couple of hours.

We are currently working on our first poetry workshop book which will feature prompts and poems written during our Wordship sessions. 'Wordship' will be published in 2022.

These sessions take place on Zoom and on two days:

Wednesday Morning Wordship is EVERY week 10am -- 12 noon
Sunday Morning Wordship is EVERY OTHER week 10am --12 noon
Both sessions are £10.00 and can be paid per session or in blocks of 4.

Wordship evensong is on Wednesday Evenings at 7-9pm

Testimonials from course participants:

"Wordship is a brilliant workshop space full of talented poets, Gill and Mark are super teachers, it's welcoming and inspiring!"
Martha Flower

"It's life changing! The best tenner you will ever spend! Friendly and supportive and fun; what more could you want?"
Clare Hardisty

"Always brilliant. Lots of possibilities."
Rachel Davies

"I love it! Such a stimulating workshop, with lovely people."
Penny Blackburn