Photot credit - Emily Quinn. Michelle Walshe (and that's Walsh with an 'e'!) is a writer from Dublin, Ireland. Her work has been awarded the Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award 2020, the Jeannine Cooney Scholarship for excellence in fiction at the Leopardi Writing Conference, Italy, 2022, scholarships for writing courses with The Stinging Fly, Curtis… Continue reading Michelle Walshe
Delighted to have a short story in this beautiful anthology, a mix of new and established writers from Cork, in Cork, or writing about Cork. My story is a comic take on the Legend of Diarmuid and Gráinne and features the Ogham Stone Corridor in University College Cork and an errant tin of tennis balls!
A retrospective post but for any writers reading this I'd highly recommend this week in a stunning part of Italy. I was lucky to win the full scholarship, details in link. https://www.leopardiwc.org/financial-aid
Honoured to have been involved in the judging process for this wonderful competition, run by Rose Servitova, alongside Sharon Thompson and Kit de Waal.
Three freezing but sunny days in the south, writing and walking and swimming in the sea.
https://booksirelandmagazine.com/the-gift-of-time-carers-bursary-at-greywood-arts-is-now-open/ Greywood Arts Residency Extract from article.
The glamourous location! Me and the Storms Journal The Casino Marino is hands down the SEXIEST venue EVER for a book launch! The sun shone all afternoon, there were old friends and new and...there was wine!
Irish Writers Centre, Parnell Square, Dublin. Reading my work at the Irish Writers Centre. First ever Open Mic. I read two pieces - La Peste - my plague piece, published in Ellipsis Zine in April this year and I read an extract from Into the Blue, published in the Same Page Anthology in 2021. Nice… Continue reading Takin’ the Mic at the Irish Writers Centre.