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Announcing our 2021 IWC/Cúirt Young Writer Delegates

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Announcing our 2021 IWC/Cúirt Young Writer Delegates

    We're delighted to announce that the 2021 IWC/Cúirt Young Writer Delegates are Rosa Mäkelä, Kieran O’Brien, Helen Major and Libby Marchant. With additional awards made to Safa Zaiani and Meriem Ahmed as IWC/Cúirt Common Currency Young Writer Delegates. Now in its fourth year, the IWC Young Writer Delegates Programme gives young writers an opportunity to immerse themselves in an (online) literature festival and to contribute to it as active participants.  You can keep up with the Young Writer Delegates on their Instagram page, and through the Irish Writers Centre and ILFD social media channels. Rosa MäkeläRosa Mäkelä is a writer from Headford Co. Galway. She completed a...

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Upcoming Competitions & Opportunities: April 2021

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Upcoming Competitions & Opportunities: April 2021

Some upcoming Competitions & Opportunities we wanted to highlight this month.

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Announcing the Writing for a Change 2020 Competition Winners

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Announcing the Writing for a Change 2020 Competition Winners

  We're delighted to announce the winners of our Writing for a Change Flash Fiction Competition. Partnering with the National Botanic Gardens and Channel Magazine, we asked writers to respond to the climate crisis with submissions under 400 words in English and Irish. The prizes include a place on a one-day writing workshop at the IWC, publication in partner Irish literary magazine: Channel, and a €50 book voucher. The climate crisis and the environment are constant subjects of discussion, but it can be hard to stay aware of the need to be consciously active in making environmental improvements in our daily lives. This...

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