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Announcing our Florence Writer-in-Residence 2019

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Announcing our Florence Writer-in-Residence 2019

The Irish Writers Centre is happy to announce that Eamonn Lynskey has been selected for the residency at St Mark's, Florence. Eamonn will travel to Italy this autumn to work on his (Florence-themed) poetry. Eamonn Lynskey is a poet and essayist whose work has been published in leading magazines and journals and on-line. He holds an M. Phil. in creative writing from Trinity College, Dublin and a Diploma in Italian Language and Culture from The Italian Cultural Institute, Dublin. His third collection, ‘It’s Time’, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2017. www.eamonnlynskey.com

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Introducing the selected writer for the Irish-Norwegian Writers' Exchange 2019

Irish-Norwegian Exchange Jane Robinson Norway writing residency

Introducing the selected writer for the Irish-Norwegian Writers' Exchange 2019

The IWC team is delighted to introduce Jane Robinson, who will travel to Bergen, Norway in the last fortnight of September 2019. A Norwegian writer will travel to Anam Cara Artists’ and Writers’ Retreat and River Mill Writers’ Retreat in October.   Jane Robinson is a professional member of the Irish Writers Centre who lives in Dublin. She has a PhD in Biology from the California Institute of Technology. Her poems have won several awards, including the Strokestown International Poetry Prize and the Red Line Book Festival Poetry Award. Her recent book ‘Journey to the Sleeping Whale’ (Salmon, 2018) won the Shine-Strong Award for the best début poetry collection of...

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Announcing the recipients of the Irish Writers Centre / Cill Rialaig residencies

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In case you're not signed up to our newsletter (it's never too late to do so: click & scroll down!), we've announced the seven lucky recipients of our Cill Rialaig residencies which will take place over 10 days in October this year:    - Andrea Carter - Anthony Glavin  - Catherine Dunne - Lia Mills  - Louise Phillips - Maria McManus  - Seán Hardie   We're delighted to be partnering with Cill Rialaig for the first time and congratulations to all seven writers. Cill Rialaig is going to be humming with heavyweight literary activity this autumn. Watch this space!    ...

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