Editor in Residence Workshops


Niamh Mulvey

Maritime Hotel

Mon 16 - Fri 20 July 2018

Age Range

*** Please Note: All Editor in Residence slots for 2018 have been SOLD ***

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to speak with an experienced literary editor by booking a one-to-one session with our editor-in-residence Niamh Mulvey who will discuss and appraise your work. Submit a sample of your work – no more than four pages of A4 double-spaced - and a cover letter describing briefly the context for the writing sample, your writing background and specifics you might like addressed in the session.

Please send email your writing sample and letter to sarawcm@eircom.net with Editor-in-Residence in the subject line by Friday 22 June following payment to the West Cork Literary Festival.

Niamh Mulvey is a commissioning editor at Quercus in London. She started her career in children’s books, working with authors Piers Torday, Cat Clarke, Amber Lee Dodd and Louise O’Neill among many others. She moved into adult literary fiction in 2016 and is currently building a list at riverrun, Quercus’s literary imprint.  She has written on books, TV and culture for the Irish Times, The Pool, The Stinging Fly and Image Magazine and was named a Rising Star by the Bookseller in 2015.

One-to-one appointments (45 minutes each) are available at the following times:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 14.00, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00;

Tuesday & Friday: 9.00, 10.00, 11.00, 12.00

Niamh will also be giving a group talk about the Editor & Writer Relationship on Tuesday at 14.30 

Niamh’s photo is by Linda Essen-Möller