Arts Council Literature Bursary Clinic

Arts Council Literature Bursary Clinic


Wednesday 29 May 2019

6 - 7.30pm

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The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council’s Literature Bursary Award (for writers working in English) is Thursday, 13 June 2019 at 5:30 pm. In advance of this deadline, the Arts Council will hold an information clinic in the Irish Writers Centre with Children's Books Ireland to offer advice and information on the application process.

The following topics will be covered at the clinic:

  • The purpose of the Literature Bursary Award

  • Who and what is eligible

  • The application process - online services

  • The application form

  • Essential supporting material

  • Budgets

  • The assessment process

  • Terms and conditions

  • Common mistakes to avoid

  • Questions and answers

  • Further information

Open to all applicants for the literature bursary award including children's writers and picturebook illustrators.

For more information on the Literature Bursary Award and to download a copy of the award guidelines, please visit the available funding section of the Arts Council’s website.

You can contact the Arts Council on 01 618 02 00 or email


Children's Books Ireland