Saturday, March 12, 2011

Waterford Writers' Weekend

Waterford Writers' Weekend celebrates writing, reading and creativity. Running over three days, March 18th to 20th 2011, the lively and engaging programme is filled with workshops, readings, book signings, poetry, fiction, events for children and teens, entertainment and the long running Seán Dunne Young Writers’ Awards. The programme of events is available at and you can follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Come and listen to former Taoiseach Dr. Garret Fitzgerald, RTE’s business editor David Murphy, author and columnist Martina Devlin, poets Thomas McCarthy and Leanne O'Sullivan, authors Ed O'Loughlin, Peter Murphy and many others. Participate in writing workshops including an introduction to creative writing, writing for theatre, and learn the tricks and tips of how to get published. Over the weekend come to an Open Mic session, listen to music, attend craft exhibitions, taste the wonderful food of Waterford and so much more!

Workshops and readings can be booked at 051 849975 or by emailing

The excellent promotional video is here onYouTube. Printed programmes will be available from the libraries and other venues from Wednesday 2nd March.

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