Cló Iar-Chonnacht will be running two workshops for Irish-language writers, one in Dublin and one in Belfast, in October and in November. The writing workshops are free of charge and applications are open now. See below for further details on each workshop. Please note, the workshops are held in Irish and are for writers who are writing in the Irish language.
The Short Story, The Novel, and Flash Fiction
Date: Saturday, 26 October, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Poetry Ireland (Éigse Éireann), 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin
Workshop Directors: Micheál Ó Conghaile and Micheál Ó Ruairc
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: 16 OCTOBER, 2019
This workshop will be focused, for the most part, on new writers who have not published a book yet, but who display writing ability in the short story, the novel or in flash fiction.
There will be a limited number of spaces on the workshop for published writers, which will benefit both the more experienced writers and new writers.
Topic: All genres
Date: 23 November, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Queen's University Belfast
Workshop Directors: Micheál Ó Conghaile and Fionntán de Brún
This workshop will be geared towards writers in the Irish-language who are working in any genre of writing. The workshop will also cater for both young or new writers and established or published writers.
The most suitable works will be chosen and each writers work will be sent to each participant on the workshop ahead of time to allow everyone to read the selections and to allow for group discussions during the workshop.
There is room for a maximum of ten participants on the workshop. There is no charge for the workshop.
These workshops are being run with support from the Arts Council.
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