Difficult to Explain is more than just an anthology of highly accessible, striking, funny, quirky, tender and moving poems. It is also a much-needed companion for poets and teachers, offering a series of inspirational exercises as well as memorable reflections on the art of teaching creative writing. An essential book for readers, writers and teachers of poetry.
Poet and creative writing teacher Finuala Dowling has put together a collection of the best poems that have emerged from her current and recent poetry workshops. The collection includes a new, unpublished poem by Finuala as well as contributions by established writers who have attended her classes – Beverly Rycroft, Colleen Higgs, Kerry Hammerton, Karin Schimke & Consuelo Roland.