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Write the Silence/Right the Wrong: The Four Freedom Publishing Story
Prologue: It was just as the sun was setting on the second of three days with no electricity, no internet and no food when I realized that life was presenting ...continue reading
New Courses for Autumn!
We’re settling into our new home in 1 Coppinger Row (just across from the Powerscourt Centre) and to celebrate we have a whole new course list ready to go! Our ...continue reading
Authors speak about Ireland Writing Retreat – see what they say
‘Ireland Writing Retreat (http://www.irelandwritingretreat.com/),’ the only international creative writing course on the famous ‘Wild Atlantic Way,’ has a brand new website. We invite you to have a look at it. ...continue reading
On Bookselling Conversations for Tangible magazine
As I have probably mentioned before, I have been bookselling on and off for several (many, even) years and have accumulated a few tales about odd customers and incidents. Recently ...continue reading
For Freedom: A Human Rights Reader 1948-2015
I began this book when I first moved to Ireland, nearly three years ago. My intent was to provide a readable and honest overview of the major movements within the ...continue reading
New home for creative writing courses!
We’re delighted to announce our new home at 1 Coppinger Row, between South William St and Clarendon St. It’s a lovely space and leaves us much closer to a Luas ...continue reading
The Shakespeare Audition by Laura Wayth
Laura Wayth (Applause Theatre and Cinema Books 2015, Trade Paperback ) 128 pages, cover price n/a Call me thick, but I’ve never really understood why other actors quake, break out ...continue reading
Steve Toltz, author Quicksand, former Man Booker Prize shortlisted author
Steve Toltz, author of the new novel Quicksand joins us in a remarkably revealing conversation about the inner life of a writer. Toltz speaks openly about his ambivalence when his ...continue reading
Reading JB Priestley’s ‘Delight’
I have recently been reading collections of essays that have lurked on my TBR Pile for quite some time. The latest volume to come under scrutiny is a collection of ...continue reading