Congratulations to UCC Creative Writing MA Graduate Róisín Leggett Bohan who, along with nine other emerging poets, was selected for Introductions 2022.
Read more about Róisín Leggett Bohan’s achievement here: https://www.poetryireland.ie/news/ten-poets-selected-for-introductions-five-poets-selected-for-ceadlinte-igse-ireann-2022
We are excited to announce that our 2021 online reading series will conclude on Wednesday 28th April, at 6 pm, with a reading by the poet Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe.
Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe is a poet, pacifist and fabulist. Born in India, she grew up across the Middle East, Europe and North America, before calling Ireland home. Founder of the P[l]ay It Forward Fellowships, she is poetry editor at Skein Press and Fallow Media, and contributing editor with The Stinging Fly. She is a recipient of the Next Generation Artist Award in Literature from the Arts Council of Ireland and the inaugural Ireland Chair of Poetry Student Award. Her debut poetry collection, Auguries of a Minor God, is forthcoming from Faber & Faber in July 2021.
You can book tickets for this online event via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/creative-writing-at-university-college-cork-reading-nidhi-zakaria-eipe-tickets-151455739193
We are very happy to announce that our 2021 online reading series will continue on Wednesday 24th March, at 6 pm, with Danielle McLaughlin talking about her debut novel The Art of Falling.
Danielle McLaughlin’s short story collection Dinosaurs on Other Planets was published in 2015 by The Stinging Fly Press. In 2019, she was a Windham-Campbell Prize recipient, and won the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award. Her first novel, The Art of Falling, will be published in February 2021 by John Murray.
Tickets are free and can be obtained via EventBrite here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/creative-writing-at-university-college-cork-reading-danielle-mclaughlin-tickets-146965099569
We are delighted to announce that our 2021 online reading series will hold its next event on Wednesday 10th March, at 6 pm, with Eimear Ryan talking about her debut novel Holding Her Breath.
Eimear Ryan is the 2021 Arts Council Writer in Residence in UCC. Eimear Ryan’s debut novel, Holding Her Breath, will be published by Penguin Sandycove in June 2021. Her writing has appeared in Winter Papers, Granta, The Dublin Review, The Stinging Fly, The Long Gaze Back (New Island) and Town & Country (Faber). She is a co-founder of Banshee Press, an independent publisher that produces a literary journal, Banshee, and a select list of books.
Register for this event at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/creative-writing-at-university-college-cork-reading-series-eimear-ryan-tickets-143289285109