Mindshift: The Business of Writing at Cúirt
Starts: Mon 23 April, 2018
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Location: Nun's Island Theatre, Galway
Free event but booking essential: Cúirt
Presented by the Irish Writers Centre, and supported by Cúirt International Festival of Literature, this professional development session is aimed at established and emerging writers and will focus on the business aspect of writing.
- the types of funding, opportunities and supports available to writers;
- ways of generating alternative sources of income;
- what being a Writer-in-Residence really means and what residencies are currently available.
This session is a must for the enterprising writer as it explores the practicalities of life within the literary industry.
Speakers include: Sarah Bannan (Head of Literature, Arts Council of Ireland), James Harrold (Arts Officer, Galway City Council) and Mike McCormack (novelist and short story writer).