Use your words: the Irish Writers Centre joins

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Got a way with words? We are delighted that the Irish Writers Centre has joined

About the Irish Writers Centre

Founded in 1991, the Irish Writers Centre is the national resource centre for Irish literature. Their mission is to support as well as promote writers at all stages of their development. As a result, they offer a diverse programme of writing courses and workshops. These are led by established writers across a range of genres. The IWC also runs seminars, lectures and readings related to the art of writing.

In addition, the Centre hosts a monthly Takin’ the Mic. During these, members of the public are encouraged to share their creative efforts. They also welcome writers, readers and international visitors keen to  develop their career as a writer.


The Irish Writers Centre constantly revise and tweak their courses and seminars. As a result, they aim to better suit their students’ needs.

Current courses include:

  • Begin your Novel
  • Beginner’s Creative Writing
  • Booked Out: Comics and the Graphic Novel
  • Digital Marketing and Social Media
  • Edit your Novel: A Publisher’s Perspective
  • How to Rewrite and Revise your own Work
  • Masterclass Series on the Short Story
  • MFA in Creative Writing
  • Mystery and Suspense
  • Playwriting
  • Pitching to Magazine Editors
  • Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fiction
  • Support your Career by Writing Online
  • Travel Writing
  • Writing a Non-Fiction Book/Creative Non-Fiction

For more information on the Irish Writers Centre, please click here.

Anne Sexton

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