Rob Doyle Irish Writers Centre Creative Non-Fiction

Booked Out: Creative Non-Fiction with Rob Doyle

Starts: Sat 16 Nov 2019
Time: 10.30am–4.30pm
Duration: 1 Day
Cost: €80/€70 members

Some of the most exciting writers in recent times have turned away from fiction to explore the creative possibilities of writing that is grounded in reality. In this one-day course you will explore writing that pushes the boundaries of non-fiction. Through exercises and readings, course participants will try out a variety of creative approaches to writing non-fiction including autobiography, critical writing, and more. Suitable both for beginners and advanced writers.


Rob Doyle was born in Dublin. His first novel, Here Are the Young Men, was published in 2014 by Bloomsbury and the Lilliput Press. It was chosen as a book of the year by the Irish Times, Independent, Sunday Times and Sunday Business Post, and was among Hot Press magazine’s ‘20 Greatest Irish Novels 1916-2016’. It is being adapted for film. Doyle’s collection of short stories, This is the Ritual, was published by Bloomsbury in 2016. Doyle is the editor of The Other Irish Tradition, an anthology published by Dalkey Archive Press. His writing has been published in many newspapers and journals, and he writes a weekly books column for the Irish Times. Rob Doyle's next novel, Threshold, will be published by Bloomsbury in 2020.

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