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Announcing Our Second IWC Members' Nominee to the Board of Directors

Announcing Our Second IWC Members' Nominee to the Board of Directors

Introducing our second IWC Members' Nominee to the Board of Directors, Dermot Davis! Dermot Davis is an award-winning novelist and playwright. Dermot's creative work encompasses varied genres and styles with a special focus on human themes and characters transformed by life experience. Dermot's Pitch: "There are so many changes happening in the writer's world right now that it is a challenge to keep up and stay informed. As a member of WORD, the professional writers group attached to the centre, I am well placed to be made aware of writers' needs and concerns." If you would like to vote for Dermot, the email...

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Announcing Our First IWC Members’ Nominee to the Board of Directors

Announcing Our First IWC Members’ Nominee to the Board of Directors

Introducing our very first IWC Members' Nominee to the Board of Directors, Harry Browne! Harry Browne is a long-time member and current facilitator of the Inkslingers Writing Group in the Centre. He has varied work experience as a Chef, Window Maker, Fenestration Designer and Multifunction Project Team Leader.  Harry's Pitch: "I have extensive management experience in the construction industry with team work as a priority. I am very comfortable with project management and I have managed several projects with The Inkslingers Writers Group in the IWC." If you would like to vote for Harry, the email voting period opens on Wed...

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Introducing the IWC/Cúirt/ILFD Young Writer Delegates!

This week we are delighted to announce the selected IWC/Cúirt/ILFD Young Writer Delegates! Congratulations to Kit Connolly, Alex Irwin, Jess Mc Kinney and Conor Duggan who will be attending Cúirt International Festival of Literature in Galway this April for four full days of literary immersion. During this period, they will be mentored by award-winning writer, Mary Costello. Kit Connolly is a bookworm who's trying to write a book. She graduated with a degree in English from Trinity College and interned at The Paris Review in New York. She has spent the past few years doing temp jobs and travelling. She now lives in Dublin. Alex Irwin,...

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Announcing the Novel Fair 2019 Finalists

Announcing the Novel Fair 2019 Finalists

Announcing the Novel Fair 2019 finalists – as selected by judges Catherine Dunne, Anthony Glavin and Anna Carey. Twelve aspiring novelists have been selected from over 200 applicants to take part in Novel Fair 2019. This is an annual initiative of the Irish Writers Centre where the twelve successful applicants are offered the rare and unique opportunity to come face-to-face with some of the most influential names in publishing from Ireland and the UK. This platform acts as a springboard for the literary career of this year’s winners. Congratulations to: Neil Sharpson Sue Divin Alice Lyons Jim Lawlor Dee Collins...

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Annual Survey

Annual Survey

Thank you to all who took the time to complete our Annual Survey! The survey is now finished.

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