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
https://sharonthompson.substack.com/p/building-a-writing-cv-and-resilience?r=22vq3d&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web#details Link to full episode.
RTE RADIO ONE KEYWORDS – THE SEA
My piece about the sea and the Poolbeg chimneys. Listen back at the link below. My piece closes the show. On at 23.41. https://www.rte.ie/radio/radio1/clips/22216522/
Creative Writing Workshop at DCU
Love volunteering with Fighting Words. This week it took me to All Hallows Campus, DCU to be part of a workshop with the MA in Creative Writing students.
RTE Radio One Sunday February 26th
Cork Words 3
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!
Giacomo Leopardi Writing Conference 2022 – Jeannine Cooney Scholarship.
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
Loft Books Volume IV
https://loftbooks.square.site/uploads/b/00e264d0-5929-11ed-8e7a-81365bcf0694/2e5a8cd0-9090-11ed-bc8e-77d55bbb1371.pdf Full story on page 180-188
Winners of the Mini Writers-Retreat for Carers 2022.
Honoured to have been involved in the judging process for this wonderful competition, run by Rose Servitova, alongside Sharon Thompson and Kit de Waal.
December Writing Retreat
Three freezing but sunny days in the south, writing and walking and swimming in the sea.