Starts: Mon 25 Sept 2017
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Duration: 21 Weeks + 4 One-Days
Cost: €1,500/€1,450 Members
Deadline: Mon 14 Aug 2017
This workshop, led by acclaimed novelist and short story writer Sean O'Reilly, will meet once a week over a six-month period (Sept 2017 - Mar 2018). Each meeting, two participants will present their work-in-progress to the rest of the group for close scrutiny. On four Saturdays during the period, there will be a series of specialist talks on issues around the process of writing and the imagination. Over the duration, each participant will also have two one-on-one sessions with Sean. A maximum of ten places will be offered on the basis of work submitted by Monday, 14 August, 2017. Participating writers will receive free IWC membership for the duration of the course.
Sean O’Reilly is the author of Curfew and Other Stories, the novels Love and Sleep, The Swing of Things, Watermark, and a new collection, Levitation (September 2017). He teaches at American College Dublin.
*See www.stingingfly.org for application details.