The 2013 Seán Dunne Young Writers’ Awards ceremony tomorrow night Thursday March 24th at 7.30 p.m in Greyfriars, Waterford all welcome.
This year the overall winner is Helen Flanagan for her short film screenplay The Debt – a tale of endearing friendship between a 10 year old boy Daithi and his mate Penny also 10.
Helen is a Dublin based writer and film maker, originally from Co. Louth. Helen receives €1,200 plus mentoring and an invitation to attend workshops at the Waterford Writers Weekend that takes place next week (21st – 24th March)
• The Junior award goes to Conor Kelleher from Kilkenny for his prose piece ‘I Heard You Laughing Yesterday’.
• The Sean Dunne Local writer’s award goes to Aisling Finnegan for her prose piece ‘Memory Music’.
The Sean Dunne Young Writers Awards were initiated in Waterford in 1996 as a commemorative celebration for the journalist, poet and editor Seán Dunne who had passed away at the age of 39.
An initiative of Waterford City Council the annual Awards are for up and coming writers who are 30 years old or younger.
All are welcome to join us for the Awards Ceremony in Greyfriars Gallery, Waterford on Thursday 21st March at 7.30pm.