Sunday, May 31, 2015

Introductory Course in Fiction Writing

Introductory Course in Fiction Writing
with Tara White
in association with Limerick Writers' Centre

Six weekly seminars covering all aspects of fiction writing, including:
• Memory & Imagination
• Characterisation
• Narrative Voice & Point of View
• Naming & Names
• Opening Lines
• Place
• Plot & Story ...
• Dialogue
• Editing & Publication

Time: 7 – 8.30pm, Wednesdays
Duration: July 1st – August 5th inclusive
Location: LWC, 12 Barrington St., Limerick
Cost: €90
Contact: 087 9623604 |

** Enrolling now until Friday June 26th **
No experience necessary

Facilitator:Tara White's work has been featured in Irish and US literary journals since 2012. She received an MA and MFA in Creative Writing from UCD and went on to teach Creative Writing there in 2014.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

June 2015 'On the Nail' Literary Gathering

The Limerick Writers' Centre Presents
The June 2015 'On The Nail' Literary Gathering
Tuesday 2nd June 2015 @ The Loft Venue @ The Locke Bar, Georges Quay, Limerick. Start 8.00pm sharp!

This months guests are writers Mike Gallagher and John McGrath.

Mike Gallagher, writer, poet and editor, was born on Achill Island and worked in London for forty years before retiring to Kerry. His prose, poetry, haiku and songs have been published in Ireland and throughout Europe, America, Australia, Nepal, India, Thailand, Japan and Canada. His writing has been translated into Croatian, Japanese, Dutch, German and Chinese.
He won the 2009 Samhlaiocht Slam, the 2010 Michael Hartnett Viva Voce competition, he was shortlisted for the Hennessy Award in 2011 and won the Desmond O'Grady International Poetry Contest in 2012.
His poetry collection Stick on Stone was published by Revival Press in 2013.

John McGrath is a poet, writer and retired teacher who lives in Lisselton, North Kerry with his wife Kate. He is a founder member of the SeanchaĆ­ Writers’ Group in Listowel and a member of the Listowel Writers’ Week committee.His work has previously been included in The Ballydonoghue Magazine and The Malpais Review, Santa Fe, and online in The First Cut. John’s first collection, Blue Sky Day, was published by Moybella Press in 2007. He also co-wrote Rebel Mind, Conor
O’Sullivan’s biography published by Moybella Press in 2011.

NOTE: Our special authors book table will again be in operation, so if you want your book, CD's etc publicised make sure you are represented on the table. Contact Dominic Taylor at 087 2996409 to make arrangements.
The Limerick Writers' Centre acknowledges the support of Foras na Gaeilge & The Arts Council of Ireland.
Further information contact: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 email
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