Monday, 20 April 2015


The deadline for applications for The Stinging Fly magazine's June summer fiction workshop is this Thursday, April 23rd at 5pm.

Taking place in June, this will be a week-long intensive daytime workshop, designed for writers of short stories and/or the novel. The course will be led by Sean O'Reilly.

During the workshop, each writer’s work will be up for in-depth discussion twice. All the work will have been shared and closely read in advance. Also included in the structure of the course are three sessions on aspects of narrative prose by guest speakers, including the editors of The Stinging Fly. 

Up to ten writers will be offered a place based on the work they’ve submitted (via email) by the application deadline (Thursday, April 23rd).

The summer fiction workshop is offered in association with the Irish Writers' Centre and is supported by Words Ireland.

Dates of workshop: June 22nd - June 26th 2015

Times: Monday to Friday, 10.15am-4.30pm

Venue: Irish Writers Centre, 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Cost: €325 (or €300 for IWC members)

How to apply:

The short story should not exceed 6000 words and the novel extract should not exceed 15 pages.

Email the story or extract to with Summer Fiction Workshop along with your name in the subject heading.

They will accept either Word.doc or Word.docx files.

Read the full guidelines on the website before applying!

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