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Announcing the new members of the Irish Writers Centre Board of Directors

Announcing the new members of the Irish Writers Centre Board of Directors

We are delighted to announce that Áine Denn, Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan, Jess Majekodunmi and Breda Brown will be joining the Irish Writers Centre's Board of Directors.  Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan (She/Her) is a Dublin-based arts manager, writer, and performer from India. Her work has been published in Writing Home: The ‘New Irish’ Poets from Dedalus Press, The Ireland Chair of Poetry Hold Open the Door anthology by UCD Press, the Green Carnations: 25 Young LGBTQ+ Poets from Ireland anthology by Book Hub Publishing, Banshee, Honest Ulsterman, Impossible Archetype, and Poetry Ireland Review. In 2020 Chandrika won 3rd place in the Fingal Poetry Prize. Chandrika...

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Introducing the Recipients of our Irish Language Writer-in-their-Residence Programme

Introducing the Recipients of our Irish Language Writer-in-their-Residence Programme

We are delighted to introduce you to the recipients of our Irish Language Writer-in-their-Residence Programme. Alison Ní Mháirtín and Ava Lynch will both receive financial support to develop an existing work-in-progress while documenting some of the challenges of producing new work under the pressures of lockdown. You can follow them on Twitter and Instagram from next week, where they'll be using the #WritersInTheirResidence hashtag.  Alison Ní Mháirtín Is scríbhneoir agus drámadóir í Alison Ní Mháirtín. Tá sainspéis aici i ndrámaíocht, filíocht agus próis na Gaeilge. Scríobhann sí i nGaeilge agus i mBéarla agus tá sainspéis aici freisin i litríocht dhátheangach....

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Announcing our 2021 IWC/Cúirt Young Writer Delegates

Competitions Cúirt Young Writer Delegates

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

Competitions

Upcoming Competitions & Opportunities: April 2021

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

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Irish Writers Centre Open Call for Expressions of Interest in Board of Directors Membership

Irish Writers Centre Open Call for Expressions of Interest in Board of Directors Membership

  Irish Writers Centre Open Call for Expressions of Interest in Board of Directors Membership Deadline Extended until Friday 19th March at 1pm The Irish Writers Centre (IWC)  is seeking to add new members to its Board of Directors and to build on its current skill-set of board expertise as it enters into a new and exciting phase of strategic planning which will lead the organisation from 2022- 2026.  The current strategy 2017-2021 can be found here. We are looking for those with a passion for the Arts and an interest in the literary landscape in Ireland.  This Call seeks...

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