Wednesday, 5 March 2014


Publishing Day on Fiction & Poetry - this Saturday!

The Irish Writers' Centre is hosting a special Publishing Day focusing on poetry and fiction on the 8th March. The day is aimed at emerging, unpublished writers who are keen to know the inside track on publishing and how publishers select work.

10.00-10.30: Registration
10.30-11.20: Michael McLoughlin, Managing Director of Penguin Ireland, will give his insights on publishing fiction.
11.20-12.10: Sallyanne Sweeney, a director at Mulcahy Associates Literary Agents in London will share her expertise on what an agent looks for in signing a new writer.
12.10-12.20: Quick tea/coffee break.
12.20-1.10: Maureen Kennelly, Director of Poetry Ireland, and Peter Fallon of The Gallery Press will cover a number of topics relating to poetry publishing.
1.10-2.10: Lunch
2.10-4.15: Author, editor and Novel Fair judge Anthony Glavin will moderate and contribute to a panel of six published authors working in a range of forms and genres including: Mia Gallagher, Sean Hardie, Liz McManus, Noel Monahan, Nuala Ní Chonchúir and William Wall.

There will be a generous amount of Q&A time built into each of the sessions.

For more information and for booking, click here.

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