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Writing workshops on the subject of topography

Writing workshops on the subject of topography Thursday, 15th April, 2021

Cúirt International Festival of Literature has teamed up with Cló Iar-Chonnacht publishers with support from Ealaín na Gaeltachta to host two online writing workshops on the subject of topography.  Stories about places and placenames will be the focus of both workshops, one of which will focus on poetry and the other on prose.

The workshops will be held online via Zoom and directed by the award-winning writers Máire Uí Dhufaigh and Micheál Ó Conghaile. The first workshop will focus on poetry and will run on 10 May, 2021 from 19:00 to 21:00. The second workshop will focus on prose and will run on 17 May, 2021 from 19:00 to 21:00.  The workshops will be conducted through Irish exclusively and are open to writers who are writing in the Irish-language.

Irish-language writers are invited to submit a sample of their work related to places and placenames (2 - 3 poems, excerpt of prose 1,000 to 2,000 words – fiction or essay – not to exceed 5 pages).

Please submit to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by 5 May, 2021.

  • Places for six participants on each workshop
  • Applicants can apply for both workshops
  • Both published and unpublished authors are welcome to participate
  • Participation in the workshops is free of charge 

Submissions will be selected and discussed during the workshops to allow for development of works in progress.

 

For more information, please contact:

Micheál Ó Conghaile

Cló Iar-Chonnacht

An Spidéal

Co. Galway

E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  

Phone: (091) 593307

www.cic.ie  

 

These workshops are being organised with support from Ealaín na Gaeltachta.


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