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What's On

Friday 7 July 2023

Literary Agent: Sallyanne Sweeney - online

7 July 20231:00 pm
Saturday 8 July 2023

Poetry As Commemoration: Teen workshop

8 July 202311:00 am
Marino (Old Methodist) Church, Bantry
Free but ticketed. Max 15 people. Age: 14-17
Sunday 9 July 2023

The Simple Act of Walking: Writing Workshop with Arnold Thomas Fanning

9 July 202310:00 am
The Maritime Hotel
Monday 10 July 2023

IWC/WCLF Young Writer Delegates Programme 2023

10 July 2023
Apply by 17 May. Ages 18-26

Workshop: Place Writing with Cal Flyn

10 July 20239:30 am
Whiddy Island
€245 including ferry

Workshop: Crime Writing with Catherine Ryan Howard

10 July 20239:30 am
St Finbarr's Boys National School

Workshop: Intensive Fiction Writing with Belinda McKeon

10 July 20239:30 am
St Finbarr's Boys National School

Workshop: Essay Writing with Brian Dillon

10 July 20239:30 am
St Finbarr's Boys National School

Workshop: Making Poetry with James Harpur

10 July 202310:00 am
St Finbarr's Boys National School
Tuesday 11 July 2023

Poetry As Commemoration: Workshop

11 July 202311:00 am
The Maritime Hotel
Free but ticketed. Max 12 people

Mic Drop: Author Event Masterclass with Dave Rudden

11 July 20232:00 pm
The Maritime Hotel
Wednesday 12 July 2023

‘Paper People’: Plants & Prisoners in Poetry: Creative Writing with Sarah Byrne

12 July 202310:00 am
Bantry House Gardens
Thursday 13 July 2023

Young Writer Delegates Showcase

13 July 20235:00 pm
The Maritime Hotel
Arts Council - funding literature
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
CCC Library & Arts Service
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Creative Europe Programme
RTÉ Supporting The Arts
Maritime Hotel