Writing

Harold’s Cross Festival 2021

A Sense of Place. A 6-week course than ran through the lockdown winter. A showcase of readings. I'm on at 14.17. I read two short pieces, one is inspired by place names on an old map, and the other is a poem about a heron I see in the park on my daily walks. https://youtu.be/dInQp8JZgW4

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Irish Writers Centre Course Bursary.

Delighted! Thrilled to have been awarded a course bursary at The Irish Writers Centre. My writing journey began at the Irish Writers Centre in 2017 when I took my first course there - Blog Writing with Ketty Elisabeth! It has served me well! One of the earliest events I attended was '30 Things I Know… Continue reading Irish Writers Centre Course Bursary.

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Roddy Doyle’s Fighting Words Digital Lockdown Magazine

The Poolbeg Chimneys, seen from Sandymount beach, Dublin. These chimneys, a beloved Dublin landmark, in my family are called 'Nana's Lights,' but that is a story for another day. I volunteer for Fighting Words, an amazing, dynamic organisation, founded by Roddy Doyle, who I have been fortunate enough to meet on several occasions. I'm really… Continue reading Roddy Doyle’s Fighting Words Digital Lockdown Magazine

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TLC Pen Factor Longlist

Last but not least! https://literaryconsultancy.co.uk/2021/03/tlc-pen-factor-2021-announcement/ Online Writers Day 13 March 2021 I won a bursary to the first Online Writers Day run by The Literary Consultancy UK. The day has been running for twenty-five years but this is the first time it ran online. As part of the bursary I was allowed to enter my… Continue reading TLC Pen Factor Longlist