Women well-represented at write by the sea

The recent furore over the lack of women in the programme for this year’s Magill Summer School prompted us to have a look through our own programme for Write By The Sea. It turns out that out of the 44 contributors in our schedule, set out on this website, 21 are...

RTÉ SUPPORTING WRITE BY THE SEA

We are delighted to receive confirmation from RTÉ that the broadcaster has accepted Write By The Sea as part of its invaluable “RTÉ Supporting The Arts” scheme.  This is an exciting endorsement of our festival, and a terrific boost of confidence for our hard-working...

Write More… and enter these exciting competitions

Public exposure for their work is something many writers crave, and that’s exactly what’s on offer in our three writing competitions. The attractive top prizes of hotel overnights are sponsored by The Coast Hotels in Kilmore Quay and Rosslare in Co Wexford , and...

Write more, read more, and eat more fish!…

Don’t forget that all weekend ticket holders for Write By The Sea 2018 are invited to attend the official launch reception on Friday evening, September 28th, where they can enjoy a complimentary buffet including award-winning seafood dishes and liquid...

We Totally agree with RTÉ!

The RTÉ website has a very useful listing of key literary festivals coming up in Ireland this year, and we’re very pleased to note that Write By The Sea is given a very prominent write-up. And how could we argue with RTÉ’s description that “The third annual...

A RINGING ENDORSEMENT FROM DERVLA MURPHY FOR OUR FESTIVAL

“In  the course of a very long life I’ve been to countless literary festivals, but Write By The Sea in Kilmore Quay is a very special experience. For several reasons – the beautiful and serene location, the quality of the welcome and the enthusiasm and keen...