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ONE DAY CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

Curraghmore House, Saturday June 15th 2019 at 9:00am – 5:00pm Curraghmore House, Friday July 12th 2019 at 9:00am – 5:00pm Curraghmore House, Sunday August 11th 2019 at 9:00am – 5:00pm … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS BY KAREN POWER

Curraghmore House, Saturday 15th June, Friday 12th July, Sunday 15th August, from 9 am to 4:30 pm Irish Time best selling author, Karen Power presents one day creative writing workshops at … Continue reading

May 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

GET PUBLISHED! FREE 6 WEEK COURSE WITH BRIAN KENNEDY

Central Library, Wednesdays from  8th May to 12th June 2019 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm The Local Studies Department at Central Library is delighted to welcome local author Brian Kennedy who … Continue reading

April 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

BOOK LAUNCH – MAGNOLIAS IN MAY BY DR. JAN

The Book Centre Waterford, Friday 26th April 2019 at 6:00 p.m. The story of a war veteran’s fight for survival and search for his true love. It is through the … Continue reading

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

BLACKWATER POETRY GROUP COMPETITION 2019

Competition deadline 17th April 2019 Red House Poets are hosting this year’s Blackwater International Poetry festival, and the festival’s annual poetry competition is now open.  Click on the link below to … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

WRITER PIERRE-OLIVIER LOMBARTEIX TALKS CRIME FICTION

The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms, Friday 29TH March 2019 at 7:30pm Free Entry For the month of La Francophonie the Parlour Vintage Tea Room have the pleasure of receiving the writer Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix. … Continue reading

March 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

POETRY IRELAND ACCESS CÚIRT BURSARY

Deadline: 5pm Friday 15th March 2019 Poetry Ireland and Cúirt International Festival of Literature are delighted to offer the Poetry Ireland Access Cúirt Bursary this spring. This will provide an … Continue reading

March 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

CREATIVE WRITING FOR CHILDREN

Browns Road Library, Wednesday February 27th at 3:30pm Calling All Budding Authors! Brown’s Road Library are running a creative writing class for primary school children with Lani O’Hanlon. Author of … Continue reading

February 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

BIRR WRITERS’ RESIDENCY 2019

Closing date Thursday 21st March 2019 3pm Brendan House is a beautiful period residence set in the historical picturesque town of Birr, Offaly, Ireland. It is adjoined by the working … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

WRITER’S INCUBATION 2019

The Old Market House Arts Centre, Dungarvan, March 22nd, April 26th, May 24th, June 14th, Sept 20th, Oct 25th, Nov 22nd, Dec 6th 2019, eight sessions on Fridays at 10am … Continue reading

February 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

POETRY CALL OUTS AND COMPETITIONS

Below is a short list of current poetry competitions and opportunities with quickly approaching deadlines. Spokes Open Mic – Waterford Spokes is an Open Mic night that takes place in … Continue reading

January 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

FIGHTING WORDS

Wexford Town Library, Friday mornings during term, 10.30am to 12.30pm Wexford County Council Public Library Service, through the Reader in Residence programme, will bring the hugely successful Fighting Words creative … Continue reading

January 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES – DEREK FLYNN

Klub Muzik,  Saturdays from September 22nd to December 8th, 11:00am to 12:30pm   Have you ever wanted to try your hand at writing? Do you have a story to tell? Well, now’s your chance! Creative … Continue reading

September 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

#MODWORDS AT GARTER LANE

Garter Lane Arts Centre, Saturdays from Sept 15th to Oct 20th, 2pm to 4pm. Anna Jordan curator and writer and tutor will deliver two specific Well Fest workshops, dedicated to … Continue reading

September 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

NATIONAL MENTORING PROGRAMME 2018

Deadline is 23rd of august 2018 Words Ireland is seeking writers of – literary fiction, – creative non-fiction, – children’s / YA fiction, – poetry to apply for mentoring support … Continue reading

July 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘TIME TO WRITE’ WITH LANI O’HANLON

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2018, Ardmore, Co. Waterford Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is offering Waterford Writers’ the opportunity to attend the Molly Keane Writers Retreat … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

BOOK LAUNCH – ‘BEYOND THE BREAKWATER: MEMORIES OF HOME’ BY CATHERINE FOLEY

Medieval Museum, Tuesday 1 May at 7pm Beyond the Breakwater: Memories of Home by Catherine Foley will be launched by Damien Tiernan on Tuesday, 1 May at 7 p.m. in … Continue reading

April 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

OPEN SUBMISSION CALLING ALL WRITERS

Would you like the opportunity to have your piece on the big screen at Garter Lane Arts Centre  this Summer? Modwords, a weekend long, city-wide festival, filled with original plays, spoken word, … Continue reading

April 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

KILKENNY POETRY BROADSHEET AND WORKSHOP

  Closing date for receipt of submissions is no later than 4pm on Friday 27th April 2018. Kilkenny County Council Arts Office is delighted to announce their call out for … Continue reading

March 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

#MODWORDS PRESENTS SHORT PLAYS AND PARTY PIECES

The Fat Angel, Saturday the 24th of Feb, starting at 2pm. Modwords presents Short Plays and Party Pieces. The Fat Angel have given us their beautiful space to air our new work. … Continue reading

February 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2018

Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2018. The late writer lived, until … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘THE IRISH HOUSE: A PSYCHOGEOGRAPHICAL MAP’, BY RÓISÍN POWER HACKETT

The Friary, Mill Street, Callan, Co. Kilkenny. Friday 16th February, 7:30-8:30 CALLAN LAUNCH OF ‘THE IRISH HOUSE: A PSYCHOGEOGRAPHICAL MAP’, AN ARTIST BOOK BY RÓISÍN POWER HACKETT This event will be launched … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

“THE IRISH HOUSE: A PSYCHOGEOGRAPHICAL MAP”, BY RÓISÍN POWER HACKETT

Launch: Waterford City Library, Lady Lane, Waterford. Wednesday 7th Feb, 6-8pm WATERFORD LAUNCH OF ‘THE IRISH HOUSE: A PSYCHOGEOGRAPHICAL MAP’, AN ARTIST BOOK BY RÓISÍN POWER HACKETT The Waterford City … Continue reading

January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

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