BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Dartington Trust Gardens are looking for a Poet in Residence

The position is open to any poet in the UK and will run from January to December 2022. The poet in residence will make four weekend trips to Dartington, one … Continue reading

October 28, 2021 · 2 Comments

Capturing a sense of character in the land and in the sea – Art for Writers

Looking at this wonderful seascape, I am reminded of the words of American novelist E.L. Doctorow: “Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · 4 Comments

Inspiring Pictures for Writers – the Northern Irish coast

This is a painting of Murlough Bay in County Antrim, which is known for both its beauty and its isolation. The artist is Bernadette Breen, a contemporary Nortnern Irish landscape … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · 5 Comments