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Young Writer Delegates reflect on ILFD 2021

ILFD Young Writer Delegates

Young Writer Delegates reflect on ILFD 2021

Last month, book lovers across the country tuned in to the International Literary Festival Dublin 2021. Attendees were treated to 10 jam-packed days full of readings, conversations, debates, screenings, guided walks, events, podcasts and broadcasts, spanning the genres of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, theatre, music and screenwriting. Now in its second year operating online, the programme was immersive, exciting and definitely did not disappoint.  Among the attendees were our IWC/ILFD Young Writer Delegates Grace Banks, Fadilah Salawu, Emer O'Hanlon, and Olamide Alao. Here is what they thought of the experience.  Everyone is Talking About Patricia Lockwood & Roisin Kiberd, review by...

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Announcing our 2021 IWC/ILFD Young Writer Delegates

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Announcing our 2021 IWC/ILFD Young Writer Delegates

We're delighted to announce that the 2021 IWC/ILFD Young Writer Delegates are Emer O'Hanlon, Olamide Alao, Fadilah Salawu and Grace Banks. They will be mentored by award-winning poet, creative writing teacher and dramaturg Jessica Traynor.  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. Emer O’Hanlon Emer is a writer and PhD student from Belfast. When not researching her...

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