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HOT PRESS AND CREATIVE IRELAND COMPETITION FOR STUDENTS

Deadline 10th February 2018 Hot Press and Creative Ireland have joined forces for Write Here, Write Now, Ireland’s biggest ever writing competition for students. The theme is Social Media: A … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD WRITER WINS POEM OF THE YEAR

Dungarvan native Clodagh Beresford Dunne has won The Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Award “Irish Poem of the Year” for her poem   “Seven Sugar Cubes” which appeared in the The Irish … Continue reading

December 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

TRAMORE COASTGUARD CULTURAL CENTRE EVENTS

Hooks and Crookes Coastguard Cultural Centre, Tramore, Friday 24th November at 8pm The Much Travelled and well liked local Sea Shanty Group, Hooks and Crookes, are hosting a concert on Friday … Continue reading

November 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

PETER CUNNINGHAM BOOK LAUNCH

Ardkeen Library Tuesday 21st November 2017 at 6.30pm and Tramore Library 23rd of November at 6.45 Acts of Allegiance is a wonderful brew of a book about politics, family, violence, love, betrayal … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

MENTORING FOR WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. 15th Nov 2017 at 19:00 – 21:00 This workshop, for both mentors and mentees, offers an introduction to the mentoring mind-set and develops the skills … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

FESTIVAL OF READING AND WRITING FOR YOUNG ADULTS

Waterford City, November 10th-11th, 2017 The Lit Festival of Reading and Writing for Young Adults will run from 10 to 11 November 2017 with lots of events and workshops for young readers and writers (aged … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

CO. WATERFORD POET NOMINATED FOR POEM OF THE YEAR AWARD

It was announced at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, last Thursday, Nov 2nd, at the unveiling of the 2017 shortlists,  that Dungarvan poet, Clodagh Beresford Dunne, features on a list … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

FISH SHORT STORY PRIZE 2017

Fish Short Story Prize 2017 Deadline 30th November 2017 Judge: Billy O’Callaghan Billy will select 10 stories for publication in the 2018 Fish Anthology.   1st Prize: €3,000 2nd Prize: … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD POETRY PRIZE WINNERS 2017

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council announced the winners of the inaugural Waterford Poetry Prize 2017 at an event in the Theatre Royal (20/10/17) as part of the … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

UPCOMING WRITING COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS

Hanna Greally International Literary Awards 2017 – Deadline October 10th 2017 Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 Hanna Greally International Literary Awards. Submissions may consist of poetry and/or … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: PERFORMING ARTS PUBLIC ART COMMISSION

Deadline: Monday 2nd of October 5pm Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and dlr Mill Theatre, Dundrum invite proposals for a public art commission focusing on the creation of new work. We are particularly … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

POETS SOUGHT FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COUNCIL

Express your interest by Wednesday 6th September. Poetry Ireland is working to increase the diversity of voices in its programmes and publications. We want to hear from poets belonging to underrepresented or misrepresented groups who would be … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

UPCOMING WRITING COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS

Cold Coffee Cup Contest – Deadline September 10th 2017 Spoken word contest Cold Coffee Cup will take place as part of Westport Arts Festival 2017. The Cold Coffee selection panel and guest judge … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

IRON MOUNTAIN LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2017 – JOHN MCGAHERN AWARD

Deadline: 5pm, 31 July 2017 Festival begins Friday 6th & Saturday 7th of October in Carrick on Shannon. Leitrim County Council Arts Office is now accepting applications from emerging writers … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

2017 WRITING COMPETITION

Submissions by midnight July 30, 2017 Metro Éireann, Kenan Institute of Ethics announce third annual intercultural writing competition Metro Éireann, in collaboration with Duke University’s Kenan Institute of Ethics, invites … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

MOLLY KEANE RETREAT APPLICATION 2017

Closing date: Monday 17th July 2017 Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is offering Waterford Writers’ the opportunity to attend the Molly Keane Writers Retreat Week in Ardmore, Co. … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

POETRY IRELAND OPPORTUNITIES

May, the start of the summer festival season brings Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival and International Literature Festival Dublin. We’re delighted to bring you lots of great poetry events in … Continue reading

May 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘FINDING ALISON’ BOOK LAUNCH

The Book Centre Waterford, Friday May 19th @ 6.30pm Black and White Publishing are delighted to invite you to the launch of Deirdre Eustace’s new novel ‘Finding Alison’. Grief and … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘IN OTHER WORDS’ BOOK LAUNCH

Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery, Thursday May 18th @ 5pm – 7pm WCFE Creative Writing Class Book Launch. Enjoy an evening of Waterford College of Further Educations groups creative writing and help in the celebration … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

FRANCIS LEDWIDGE WRITING AWARD

Deadline: 12pm – 26th May To commemorate the Francis Ledwidge Centenary 1917 – 2017 Meath County Council Cultural Services are pleased to announce the establishment of the Francis Ledwidge Creative … Continue reading

May 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD POETRY PRIZE 2017

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce details of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2017. The Waterford Poetry Prize is open to all writers currently living … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

MODPOETS

Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery 27 April 8 to 9pm An open mic session with Modpoets, an ever-expanding group of Waterford poets, rappers, prosers, novelists and songsters. Free event. All Welcome … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

BEALTAINE FESTIVAL 2017

#Alltogethernow: celebrating the power of the collective “There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of … Continue reading

April 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

MOLLY KEANE WRITERS RETREAT

Masterclass with Don Share (poetry Chicago): 29th, 30th September & 1st October 2017 Six Golden Lyrics with Thomas McCarthy: Saturday 6th May & Saturday 9th September 2017 Learning the Craft … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘CLOSE TO HOME’ BY FRANK FARRELLY

NEW POETRY BOOK LAUNCH IN GREYFRIARS GALLERY Thursday 27th April at 6pm You are invited to the launch of the new poetry book ‘Close to Home’ by Frank Farrelly. Wine … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

IMAGINE ARTS FESTIVAL AND WATERFORD WRITERS WEEKEND

Imagine Arts Festival and Waterford Writers Weekend announce a new collaboration. The committees of Imagine Arts Festival – October 19th to 29th and Waterford Writers Weekend have announced plans to … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

ATTENTION PLAYWRIGHTS! SCRIPTS IRELAND’S PLAYWRITING FESTIVAL OPPORTUNITY

Deadline for submission is Friday March 31st 2017. SCRIPTS Ireland’s Playwriting Festival, which is dedicated to new Irish plays, is looking for new works. Taking place across Birr, Co Offaly … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

Coastguard Cultural Centre Saturday 1 April, 10.30am-1.30pm. Our lives are full of stories, and many of us feel the urge to write down those stories, as a record for ourselves, … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

CALLING ALL YOUNG AUTHORS

Deadline for submissions is Friday 2nd June, 2017 Wild Words Carrick on Shannon Childrens Book Festival Volume 5 The Wild Words Book is part of Carrick on Shannon’s annual Wild … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

INVISIBLE INCS ‘JUST WRITE’ WORKSHOP

Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Club, 1 April 9:30 to 4:30 Break the tyranny of the blank page! Following acclaim at ‘A Writer’s Toolkit’ workshops in Dungarvan Library during February 2017, … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2017 – DEADLINE TUESDAY NOON!

Closing date Tuesday 14th March 2017 at 12 noon. Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

POETRY IRELAND COMPETITIONS

Poetry Day Ireland is approaching on Thursday 27 April, and we have just launched some exciting new poetry competitions in partnership with our Poetry Day Ireland partners Butlers Chocolates and … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

BIRR WRITERS RESIDENCY WEEK SUBMISSIONS

Birr Writers Residency Week now open for submissions. Closing date for application is 3pm on Friday 10th of March 2017. Tin Jug Studio offers professional writers an opportunity to spend … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR SCREENWRITER & PRODUCER TEAM GRANT

Further information and Terms & Conditions This grant is for emerging and professional screenwriters working in tandem with a producer. All scripts must be new, unpublished and unfettered from publishing … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR PLAYWRIGHT & PRODUCER TEAM GRANT (THEATRE)

Further information and Terms & Conditions All works must be unproduced and unfettered from publishing rights or previous agreements and must be the work of the applicant(s). Preference will be … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

BURSARY FOR STORYHOUSE RESIDENTIAL COURSE: WRITING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Lisnavagh House, Co. Carlow – Monday 20th – Saturday 25th February 2017 This is an opportunity to join experienced and award winning writers, Sheena Wilkinson and E.R. Murray, for a … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD 10TH ANNUL FILM FESTIVAL 2016!

Garter Lane Theatre, Friday 4th – Sunday 6th Nov @ 7pm The festival is now is celebrating its 10th Annual Event this year  and Garter Lane Arts Centre will be hosting … Continue reading

November 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

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