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Rang Beag Scríbhneoireachta with Áine Ní Ghlinn

Rang Beag Scríbhneoireachta with Áine Ní Ghlinn Tuesday, 02nd June, 2020

We are joined this week by Áine Ní Ghlinn, Laureate na nÓg (2020 – 2022) in our Rang Beag Scríbhneoireachta series. Join Áine this week for tips and tricks on creating a character and how to build a story from that foundation. 

Laureate na nÓg (2020-2022), Áine Ní Ghlinn is a poet, children’s writer, part-time lecturer and workshop facilitator. 

She has 31 books published – 5 collections of poetry for adults, 2 collections of poetry for children, a collection of mythological stories for adult learners as well as plays, stories and novels for children and young adult readers.

She was awarded a Patrick Kavanagh Fellowship in 2019. 

In recent years she won the Foras na Gaeilge Poetry Award, Listowel Writers Week, 2019 & 2020, Duais de hÍde, Strokestown Poetry Festival, 2019 & 2020, Gradam Reics Carló Book of the Year award three times for the novels Daideo, Hata Zú Mhamó and Boscadán.

She has also won various Oireachtas awards for drama and novels for children and young adult readers. 

Click here to watch Áine Ní Ghlinn's class on our YouTube channel. 

Guest writers and topics in the series 

Áine Durkin: ó smaoineamh go scríbhinn - ag bailiú smaointe agus á bhforbairt 

Collecting ideas and developing them. 

Áine Ní Ghlinn - developing character and building your story from that foundation

Réaltán Ní Leannáin - using dialogue in your writing

Alex Hijmans - the importance of discipline in your writing practice.

Anna Heussaff - getting feedback during the writing process



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