A week long of poetry critique, discussions and readings - but this year, due to Covid - all online. A fantastic way to hear and 'meet' poets of such talent and different approaches. A bit of craic too, even though through the internet. Our tutors were all brilliant: Nick Laird, Leontia Flynn, Simon Sexton.
TheBlackbird is the emblem of the centre, named after a beautiful early Irish poem, translated by Seamus Heaney and many others. 'The Yellow Nib' is the SH Centre's poetry magazine.
A shame not to have been able to go to Belfast itself but certainly in the future I'll go in the flesh next time.