Irish Writers’ Centre Novel Fair Competition

The Irish Writers’ Centre has today launched an interesting showcase style competition for aspiring first-time novelists. You can download an application form here. From the press release: Irish Writers’ Centre Novel Fair Competition Greetings! We are launching a brand new competition at the Centre. The inaugural Irish Writers’ Centre Novel Fair for first-time novelists will […]

Seminar on Publishing Poetry and Short Stories – July | Irish Writers’ Centre

Irish Writers Centre – Press Release… Director of the Hennessy Literary Awards will join the Irish Writers’ Centre for a seminar on Publishing Poetry and Short Stories Saturday 2nd July: 10.30am-4.30pm Ciaran Carty, Director of the Hennessy Literary Awards and Editor of New Irish Writing, will join the Irish Writers’ Centre in hosting a Poetry […]

Jennifer Johnston and John MacKenna to read at the Peregrine Readings | IWC

PRESS RELEASE Jennifer Johnston and John MacKenna to read at the Peregrine Readings The Peregrine Series continues this week with readings from acclaimed writers Jennifer Johnston and John MacKenna. The Irish Writers’ Centre will play host on Tuesday the 10th of May, moving across the country to Roscommon, in the County Library on Wednesday the 11th and Boyle Library […]

Publishing Day | Irish Writers’ Centre – March 12th

Publishing Day March 12th The day will start at 10.00am with registration and run until 4.30pm. Tickets are €60 (€50 for Members) and can be booked by paying online or calling the Centre. Ph: 01-8721302 In This Issue From Inspiration to Publication Emer Martin Stephen Boylan Helen Gleed-O’Connor Yvonne Kinsella Deirdre O’Neill From Inspiration to […]

Guest Post | Towards a National Strategy on Literature – Jack Harte, Chairman of the Irish Writers’ Centre

Towards a National Strategy on Literature A Discussion Document issued by the Irish Writers’ Centre In good times and in bad times, in economic prosperity and in national recession, Ireland’s writers have achieved excellence, have distinguished themselves, and have brought distinction to their country as a place where such excellence is achieved, generation after generation. […]