Thursday, 27 January 2011

Dublin Book Festival

2nd March to 6th March 2011

Dublin Book Festival line up will be released soon.

Meanwhile, they've a competition for young writers.

Calling all budding authors aged between 12 – 14 years! Write a story and be in with a chance to win a creative writing workshop with the legendary Roddy Doyle!

The Dublin Book Festival calls all budding authors aged between 12 – 14 years to send us their story for this year's Young Adult Writing Competition. Our judges will choose eight winners who will win a place in a creative writing workshop run by Roddy Doyle on the 26th February 2011.

Story Type: Submit any story of any theme - scary, funny, sad whatever you like!
Word Count: Between 500 – 1,000 words

Deadline: 11th February 2011

Prize: Creative Writing Workshop on the 26th February 2011 with Roddy Doyle at the Fighting Words Centre, Dublin

Entries should be sent to:
Dublin Book Festival Writing Competition
Publishing Ireland
Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylor's Lane, Dublin 8

Publishing Ireland is delighted to announce an extended programme at this year’s Dublin Book Festival. Author events will be held from Wednesday, 2nd March – Sunday, 6th March 2011, in a variety of venues throughout Dublin City including the National Library of Ireland, The Gutter Bookshop, The Project Arts Theatre, Dublin City Libraries and as with previous years, Dublin’s City Hall.

Dublin Book Festival brings together the best of Irish published authors, offering a chance for the voices of both established and up and coming authors to be heard. Our poets and authors will gather to celebrate Dublin’s designation as a UNESCO City of Literature.

1 comment:

Titus said...

My children may be too young, but they would empty their own money-boxes and travel alone to go to his workshop.