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Applications Invited for UCD Writer’s Fellowship
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The School of English, Drama and Film, College of Arts and Celtic Studies at University College Dublin is offering a Writer’s Fellowship. Applications are invited from Irish writers of established reputation...

The Movers and Shakers: Irish Bestsellers

Great to see Kevin Barry’s City of Bohane on the climb after his IMPAC win – gathering pace too, Lee Child’s A Wanted Man, now out in paperback. Read Kevin’s...

Take It On The Road by Janet E Cameron
Posted by Janet E Cameron in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

So your dream has come true: your book is published. You’ve had your wine-soaked launch, bombarded local radio stations and newspapers with requests for reviews and appearances, maybe even given...

A Fascinating Opportunity: The What I See Project
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The What I See Project is a global exploration of women’s perception and self-expression. The Project examines how different experiences shape who we are and how we perceive ourselves and...

Writing.ie/Anam Cara Poetry Prize Winner Announced
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We are delighted to announce that the winner of the writing.ie/Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat Poetry Competition is Caroline Bracken (Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland) for her poem “The Gypsy Girl,”...

IMPAC Win & Hot Weather Influences The Bestsellers List

No change in the top slot although sales are down for Dan Brown’s Inferno with booksellers reporting a quieter week, as reader’s enjoyed the sunshine and spent time on the...

Putting His Stamp on a Story: Teenager Eoin Moore Celebrates Dublin

Ireland today is all about innovation, embracing new ideas while celebrating our traditions and legacy. This is epitomised by a  striking new 60c stamp celebrating Dublin’s permanent designation in July...

Overshadowed by Ethel Rohan
Posted by Ethel Rohan in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

I received the wonderful writing news via email while on Easter vacation in New York City and standing in the long line to visit the 9/11 Memorial: I had won...

Paul Carson Inquest
Join Writing.ie for a Workshop With a Difference: Free & Online!
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Writing.ie needs your help with an exciting new project – join Vanessa O’Loughlin for a FREE, live, online workshop which runs for one whole day this Wednesday June 12th 10-4pm....

The Movers & Shakers in the Bestseller Lists – What’s New?

Dan Brown is still at No.1 although sales in Ireland aren’t nearly as strong as last week – Gillian Flynn has the gold star for consistency, selling over 1000 books...