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
Carers Bursary – from winning it in 2019 to being a judge for it in 2022.
https://booksirelandmagazine.com/the-gift-of-time-carers-bursary-at-greywood-arts-is-now-open/ Greywood Arts Residency Extract from article.
Launch of The Storms Literary Journal
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!
The Storms Journal
Takin’ the Mic at the Irish Writers Centre.
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.
The Ray D’Arcy Radio Show – Marian Keyes Special.
https://www.rte.ie/radio/radio1/clips/22110542/ Took my mother with me who almost stole the show! I speak to Ray at 1:53 about writing, winning the Iceland Writers Retreat bursary, A Page from My Life and volunteering for the International Literature Festival. The Ray D'Arcy Radio Show, Friday June 17th 2022.
Highlights from the Iceland Writers Retreat 2022.
https://www.facebook.com/IcelandWritersRetreat/videos/719545809286012 Smiling faces at the Presidential Palace, Reykjavik, Iceland Writers Retreat 2022.
Iceland Writers Retreat 2022 (Finally! After winning a scholarship in 2020.)
Gullfoss Waterfall https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/iceland-an-island-on-the-edge-of-my-dreams-1.4873403
Cheshire Novel Prize
Cheshire Novel Prize Competition. https://cheshirenovelprize.com/writing-tips/cheshire-novel-prize-agent-showcase I was fortunate first of all to be one of the 108 to receive a sponsored entry but THEN from 997 international entries, to find out my novel is in the top 10 percent! So I get to be a part of this agent showcase!