Membership Options

Become a Member

There are two strands to Irish Writers Centre membership: Associate and Professional membership. This tiered structure allows us to account for the diverse needs of the people who engage with the Centre.

Professional Members

The Irish Writers Centre is home to a thriving community of writers. See below a list of some of our Professional Members.

Gabrielle Alioth

Fiction / Poetry / Children’s Literature / Historical Fiction

www.gabriellealioth.com

Sheila Armstrong

Fiction / Short Stories / Novels

www.armstrongsheila.com

Sam Atwell

Fiction / Novels / Plays / Screenplays / Dark Comedy

www.linkedin.com

Amanda Bell

Fiction, Poetry, Haiku, Creative Nonfiction, Haibun

clearasabellwritingservices.ie

Trish Bennett

Poetry / Memoir / Short Story / Performance / Comedy

trishbennettwriter.com

Helen Blackhurst

Literary Fiction

clarearts.ie

Fióna Bolger

Poetry / Experimental / Creative Non-Fiction / Plurilingual writing in all forms

www.fionabolgerpoetry.com

Colm Brennan

Fiction / Essays / Short Stories / Novels / Poetry

www.colmgbrennan.com

Ellen Brickley

Fiction / Essays / Young Adult / Comedy

ellenbrickleydotcom.wordpress.com

Easkey Britton

Non-Fiction / Memoir / Creative Non-Fiction

easkeybritton.com

Lynn Buckle

Fiction / Essays / Novels / Experimental / Contemporary

lynnbuckle.wordpress.com

Mary Rose Callaghan

Fiction / Non-Fiction / Short Stories / Novels / Young Adult / Memoir

en.wikipedia.org

Triona Campbell

Screenplays, Young Adult, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Radio Drama

trionacampbell.com

Amanda Cassidy

Crime / Psychological Thriller

www.amandacassidyauthor.com

Ireneusz Cierpisz

Fiction, Science Fiction

www.facebook.com

Pauline Cooney

Historical Fiction / Short Story

paulineclooney.com

Kevin Connolly

Louise Couper

Fiction / Short Story

louisecouper.com

A. M. Cousins

Non-Fiction / Essays / Poetry / Memoir

www.facebook.com

Enda Coyle-Greene

Essays / Poetry / Creative Nonfiction

www.dedaluspress.com

Emma Cummins

Essays / Short fiction / Copywriting

emmacummins-writer.com

Siobhán Daffy

Children’s Literature 9-12

www.siobhandaffy.com

Stephen de Búrca

Non-fiction, Essays, Poetry, Translation

twitter.com

Dermot Davis

Novels, Plays, Screenplays

dermotdavis.com

Sadhbh Devlin

Fiction, Essays, Flash fiction, Children’s Literature, Creative Nonfiction

sadhbhdevlin.ie

Greg Dinner

Novelist / Literary Fiction / Produced Screenwriter

www.gregdinner.com

Moyra Donaldson

Poetry

moyradonaldson.com

Katie Donovan

Poetry, Children’s Literature, Young Adult

www.katiedonovan.com

Mia Doring

Fiction, Short Stories, Novels, Memoir, Creative Nonfiction

linktr.ee

Doreen Duffy

Fiction / Short Story / Poetry / Haiku / Flash Fiction / Memoir

doreenduffy.blogspot.com

Catherine Dunne

Fiction / Non-Fiction

www.catherinedunneauthor.com

Berni Dwan

Short Story / Play / Poetry / Dark Comedy / Memoir

Megan Easley-Walsh

Historical Fiction / Romance / Poetry / Historical Research

meganeasleywalsh.com

Laura Elliot

Contemporary Women’s Fiction

www.lauraelliotauthor.com

Tanya Farrelly

Fiction, Short Stories, Novels

www.tanyafarrelly.wordpress.com

Diarmuid Fitzgerald

Poetry / Haiku / Short Story / Novel

www.deewriter.com

Olivia Fitzsimons

Fiction / Essay / Short Story / Novel / Play

oliviafitzsimons.com

Daragh Fleming

Fiction / Non-Fiction / Essay / Short Story / Poetry

thoughtstoobig.ie

Bláithín Gallagher

Fiction, Short Stories, Flash, Poetry, Memoir, Creative Non-Fiction

blaithingallagher.com

Mia Gallagher

Novel / Short Story / Non-Fiction (Essay) / Theatre

aosdana.artscouncil.ie

Fiona Gell

Non-fiction, Poetry, Memoir, Nature/climate writing

www.weidenfeldandnicolson.co.uk

Marie Gethins

Fiction / Essays / Short Stories / Novels / Flash Fiction

Sonya Gildea

Poetry / Fiction / Creative Non-Fiction

www.sonyagildea.com

Shauna Gilligan

Novels / Short Stories

shaunagilliganwriter.com

Mary Grehan

Fiction

about.me

Rachel Handley

Fiction / Short Stories / Poetry / Flash Fiction / Science Fiction

rachelhandleywriting.wordpress.com

Margaret Hawkins

Fiction / Non-Fiction / Screenplays / Poetry / Journalism

www.margarethawkins.ie

Yvonne Heavey

Old Irish Dialogue Stories / Business Writing / Humorous Poetry / Ghost Writing

www.linkedin.com

Margaret Kiernan

Fiction, Non-fiction, Essays, Short Stories, Poetry

twitter.com

Adele Leahy

Blog

adeleleahy.ie

Byddi Lee

Fiction / Novels / Plays / Screenplays / Flash Fiction

byddilee.com

Phil Lynch

Non-Fiction / Poetry /Haiku / Memoir

www.facebook.com

Phil Mac Giolla Bháin

Thriller

philmacgiollabhain.ie

Niamh Mac Cabe

Flash Fiction / Short Story / Novella

niamhmaccabe.com

Siobhán Mannion

Fiction / Essays / Radio

www.siobhanmannion.com

Colm McAuliffe

Fiction / Non-Fiction / Essays / Short Stories

colmmcauliffe.com

Doreen McBride

Flash Fiction / Children’s Literature / Folklore / Folktales and Local History

www.facebook.com

Maeve McCormack

Essays, Short Stories, Creative Nonfiction

bio.site

Alan McCormick

Essays / Short Stories / Flash Fiction / Dark Comedy / Memoir

alanmccormickwriting.com

Marion McDowell

Fiction, Screenplays, Flash fiction, Crime, Fantasy

www.marionmcdowell.com

Carmel Mc Mahon

Non-fiction, Essays, Memoir

www.instagram.com

Lia Mills

Fiction / Literary Non-Fiction / Memoir

www.liamills.com

Priscilla Morris

Fiction, Novels, Novella, Historical Fiction, Contemporary

priscillamorris.org

Áine Ní Ghlinn

Fiction, Poetry, Children’s Literature, Young Adult

ainenighlinn.com

Réaltán Ní Leannáin

Fiction, Poetry, Historical Fiction, Dark Comedy, Radio Plays

blath-na-dtulach.com

Róisín Ní Neachtain

Poetry

Lara O’Brien

Non-Fiction Essays / Memoir / Creative Non-Fiction

www.laraobrien.com

Rosalie O’Brien Kiviehan

Non-fiction, Essays, Plays, Poetry, Memoir

www.rosaliekivlehan.com

Marie O’Halloran

Fiction, Novels, Thriller, Dark Comedy, Crime

www.facebook.com

Lissa Oliver

Fiction / Novels / Historical Fiction / Thriller / Crime

www.lissaoliver.ie

Fiona O’Rourke

Short Story / Flash / Novel

about.me

Maeve O’Sullivan

Essays / Poetry / Haiku / Memoir

maeveosullivan.com

Wayne Power

Fiction / Plays / Poetry

www.facebook.com

Juanita Rea

Fiction / Poetry / Children’s Literature / Memoir / Creative Non-Fiction

www.juanita.uk

Amy Redmond

Fiction, Short Stories, Novels, Plays, Screenplays, Poetry, Flash fiction, Travel writing

twitter.com

Ronan Ryan

Fiction, Short Stories, Novels, Memoir

linktr.ee

Peter Salisbury

Screenplays

petersalisbury.com

Geri Schear

Fiction / Non-Fiction / Short Stories

rycardus.wordpress.com

Lindsay Jane Sedgwick

Screenwriting / Novels / YA and Children’s Fiction / Non-Fiction / Playwriting

www.lindsayjsedgwick.com

Abigail Seran

Fiction, Short Stories, Novels, Plays, Historical Fiction

www.abigailseran.com

John Siddique

Non-Fiction / Essays / Poetry / Memoir / Sacred

johnsiddique.substack.com

Eoghan Smith

Literary Fiction

www.dedalusbooks.com

Kerri Sonnenberg

Poetry

kerrisonnenberg.com

Caroline Sutherland

Fiction, Short Stories, Flash fiction, Contemporary

Anne Tannam

Poetry

www.annetannampoetry.ie

Deborah Templeton

Fiction, Non-fiction, Short Stories, Audio

deborahtempleton.weebly.com

Shelley Tracey

Poetry/ Memoir/ Japanese Short Form/ Art and Writing/ Poetry Therapy Practitioner

shelleytracey.co.uk

Geraldine Walsh

Fiction / Non-Fiction / Journalism

geraldinewalsh.com

Michelle Walshe

Fiction / Creative Nonfiction / Short Stories / Flash Fiction / Memoir

thesparklyshell.wordpress.com
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We are always delighted to welcome our Members to our beautiful Georgian building in Parnell Square. There are several ways that you can avail of this service. To secure a work space in advance, please fill in this form or call us on 01 872 1302. Alternatively you can email us on info@irishwriterscentre.ie or feel free to drop in. Our opening hours for Members are Monday to Thursday, 10.30am – 3.30pm.

 

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