Thursday, 29 March 2012


The Irish Writers' Union A.G.M. and Open Day for Writers will take place in the IWC this Saturday, March 31st  from 11.30am to 1pm 

This year the Union is offering a free 'Open Day' for writers at 2pm, beginning with a talk by novelist and lawyer, Ronan Sheehan, 'Downloading the Book of Kells: A View of Irish Copyright Law.' This will be followed by facilitated workshops from 3 to 4pm on different kinds of writing. Those attending can choose between a workshop on Children's Literature with Conor Kostick, Pros and Cons of Internet Publishing with Chris Murray,  Performance Poetry with Maighréad Medbh, or Writing in Irish with Alan Titley. The workshops will report back to the plenary session between 4 and 4.30. All writers in any medium are welcome to attend, whether or not they are members of the IWU.

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