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Check out our beautiful Christmas Gift Ideas below. We are also delighted to announce our Creative Writing Workshop Programme for 2019, full details below.

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WORKSHOPS

Check out our Creative Writing Workshops for 2019. We have wide range to choose from 3 Day, 2 Day and Masterclasses..

2 June 2019
9am to 12.30pm 
How to Start

Director: Elizabeth Day

Masterclass
29, 30 May & 1 June
9am – 12.30pm

Writing a Novel

Director:  Richard Skinner

3 Days
31 May & 1 June
9am – 12.30pm
The Short Story

Director: Eilís Ní Dhuibhne

2 Days
29, 30 May & 1 June
9am – 12.30pm
Memoir

Director:  Carol Drinkwater 

3 Days

Competitions

Check out our competitions for 2019 – click on the specific Competition below.

KERRY GROUP IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2019
PIGOTT POETRY PRIZE 2019
NILSSON LOCAL HERITAGE WRITING AWARD
POETRY COLLECTION AWARD 2019

WHAT WRITERS SAY ABOUT US

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“It was on of the best experiences at a book festival and that the people and the town made it for him”

Alan Cumming

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“All year round in Listowel, the tireless organisers of Listowel Writers’ Week meet to create magic.”

Colm Tóibín

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“I’ve been to many writing festivals since then but none as warm; or as mad!”

Roddy Doyle

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