https://kanturkarts.ie/second-place-international-flash-fiction-2021/ My prize winning piece of flash fiction
WOW! Women on Writing Creative Non-Fiction Essay Contest
From longlist to shortlist to prize! Top ten from 300 entries. https://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/downloads/printable/100-FE1-Q32021EssayContest-Michelle-Walshe.html My essay: The Shape of Loneliness.
A Bloomsday Shortlist
A lovely competition run by the Irish Embassy in Greece. Honoured to be on a shortlist of ten from a high number of international entries especially on the day that's in it.
The UnBEARAble Lightness of Being
It’s...it’s... what? Beautiful? Yes. Serene? Yes. Remote? Yes. But it’s more than that. It’s spacious. It’s the penthouse suite of landscapes. You could argue all landscapes are spacious - deserts, beaches, fields but deserts can be empty, patchwork fields can look congested, beaches can be desolate. Here the scenery is full - chock full of… Continue reading The UnBEARAble Lightness of Being
Birr Writers’ Residency
Won this. Delighted. A week to write in a town filled with family history and memories.
The Stinging Fly
Got a bursary place on this!
Kanturk Arts Festival – My Story
Read the rest of the story here: https://kanturkarts.ie/adult-flash-fictionwinners-2019/