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WATERFORD WRITERS WEEKEND 2021

Waterford City, Thursday October 21st to Sunday 24th 2021 Thursday 21st Oct: Waterford Writers Weekend Schools Event 9:00 am. Online event. Click here for info. Explore Haiku poetry and celebrate … Continue reading

September 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

A TALK WITH WRITER AND PODCASTER SOPHIE WHITE

The Waterford Gallery of Art, October 23rd 2021 at 3pm The writer and podcaster Sophie White speaks about her bestselling essay collection, Corpsing: My Body and Other Horror Shows. Sophie’s … Continue reading

September 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

WINNER OF THE MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2021 ANNOUNCED

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council, is pleased to announce that the winner of the national Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2021 is Patrick Holloway, Carrigaline, Co. Cork. … Continue reading

September 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

X-POLLINATOR: ELEVATOR

X-Pollinator: ELEVATOR, a brand new development programme that seeks to identify and support up to twenty emerging and diverse female and non-binary writers and directors, has recently launched. As there … Continue reading

August 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE KAVANAGH FELLOWSHIP 2021

The Trustees of the Estate of Katherine Kavanagh intend to offer the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship, of up to €8,000, again in 2021. The Fellowship is specifically for Irish … Continue reading

August 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

POET LAUREATE FOR DUNGARVAN ANNOUNCED

Fógraíonn Éigse Éireann, Poetry Ireland Ríon-Éigeas do Dhún Garbhán, Co Phort Láirge mar chuid de thionscnamh Bhaile na hÉigse Poetry Ireland has today, 17th August 2021, announced the names of … Continue reading

August 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

THE WAXED LEMON SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES

Continuing the series of The Waxed Lemon Summer Workshops, the following literature and writing workshops will take place over the next few weeks: “How to Submit your Writing to Literary … Continue reading

August 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘OUTLASTING’ – LITERATURE PROJECT LAUNCH FOR WATERFORD

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new literature project by writer Sylvia Cullen, originally from Lismore, Co. Waterford. Centred … Continue reading

May 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

POETRY DAY WATERFORD!

Thank you to everyone who attended and/or participated in Poetry Day Waterford: Here are the links, we have so far, for events that happened: Poetry Day Waterford Launch 100 Years … Continue reading

April 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

BOOK RELEASE – NEVER OUTGROW: SMALL BOREENS BY MARTINE O’DONOVAN

This is a collection of poetry and short stories exploring love and loss. The nourishment of grandparents. The healing power of nature in all of her guises and the resilience … Continue reading

December 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

RECIPIENTS OF THE 2020 CHILDREN’S BOOKS IRELAND AND TYRONE GUTHRIE CENTRE BURSARY AWARDS FOR MID-CAREER CHILDREN’S BOOKS ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

Children’s Books Ireland and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre are pleased to announce Ashling Lindsay, Shona Shirley McDonald, Nicola Pierce, Margaret Anne Suggs and Máire Zepf as recipients of the 2020 … Continue reading

July 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

WRITING BURSARIES FOR ADMORE WRITERS RETREAT

Writing Bursaries available for Ardmore Writers Retreat The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is offering Waterford Writers’ the opportunity to attend the Molly Keane Writers Retreat in Ardmore, … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD POET WINS 2020 FISH PUBLISHING POETRY PRIZE

Waterford Poet Peggy McCarthy has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Fish Publishing Poetry Prize 2020 for her piece – ‘Father’. Billy Collins who judged the the contest … Continue reading

June 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

POETRY DAY WATERFORD RECORDINGS ONLINE NOW!

Poetry Day Waterford was a unique festival of poetry and spoken word with interludes of music. Unique, not just because of the depth and breadth of the programme – but … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

LIVE READING OF MEMOIR – BEYOND THE BREAKWATER BY CATHERINE FOLEY

An Rinn’s Catherine Foley with her sister RoseAnn started filming her reading her book ‘Beyond the Breakwater’ at her home on Monday 16th March 2020, and she is going to … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

CYBER CRAIC – A DIGITAL IRISH ARTS FESTIVAL 17TH TO 31ST MARCH 2020

OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS, TUNE IN TO THIS WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS TO ENJOY A DIGITAL FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART. NEW CONTENT WILL BE ADDED DAILY: Solasnua.org … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

POSTPONED MODWORDS – FOUR WEEK WRITING WORKSHOP

Waterford Gallery Of Art – Saturdays, March 28th – April 25th 2020 at 2:30pm – 4:30pm In the lead up to Poetry Day Ireland, Modwords and Waterford Gallery Of Art … Continue reading

February 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

POETRY IRELAND INTRODUCTIONS 2020 OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

Deadline – Sunday 9 February 2020 Applications are now open for Poetry Ireland Introductions 2020, which will offer poets in the early stages of their careers, writing in Irish or English, the … Continue reading

January 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

WYA – WE ALREADY HAVE A VOICE

St Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Friday November 15th 2019 at 8:00pm The writers of Waterford Youth Arts are launching their anthology, ‘We Already Have A Voice’ – a collection of poems, … Continue reading

November 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS & WRITERS – FICTION

Waterford Teachers’ Centre, Thursday 14th November 2019 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm Karen Power is a novelist and a member of Artlinks. She is a former recipient of the Waterford City … Continue reading

October 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

WORKSHOP – ROOM TO WRITE (WATERFORD WRITERS WEEKEND)

The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms, Saturday, 26th October at 11:00am – 6:00pm | Sunday, 27th October 2019 at 12:00pm – 3:00pm If you have been inspired by one of the … Continue reading

October 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS & WRITERS – NON FICTION

Waterford Teachers’ Centre, Thursday, 10th October 2019 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm From Pondering to Publication is an interactive workshop with Dr Kevin Haugh PhD on a journey that explores the … Continue reading

October 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

ARTS PRACTICE GRANT APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Arts Practice Grant applications are now closed. 07/10/2019   Waterford City & County Council are inviting applications for Arts projects for 2020 . This year the Arts Practice Grants application … Continue reading

September 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

TRA TALES – AN EVENING OF POETRY AND STORYTELLING

Crokes Pub Tramore, Tuesday October 8th 2019 at 8:00pm Tramore’s monthly literary event. Come along and share a poem, a story, or a song. Or just sit back and listen. … Continue reading

September 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

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
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