5th Annual Literary Festival

24th – 26th September 2021

 

Upcoming Events

Room to Write

Room to Write usually takes place in the Stella Maris Centre, Kilmore Quay on the second Saturday of every month. Write by the Sea is adapting to the challenges posed by Covid-19 and our Room to Write series has become the Zoom Room to Write series online.

 

Latest News

Dear Festival friends

We are looking forward to seeing you at our next Write by the Sea Literary Festival. The next festival takes place from September 24th-26th 2021.  Our 2020 national and international writers will be there to celebrate an exciting programme of interviews, experiential workshops, readings and talks with you.  Save the dates in your diary now. Come and enjoy short stories, storytelling, poetry, memoir writing, writing graphic novels and much, much more. We look forward to seeing you next year in Kilmore Quay. In the meantime, watch this space for details of our monthly Zoom Room to Write Sessions.

Write By the Sea Literary Festival 2019 took place from September 27th to 29th 2019 in Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford, Ireland. We invite you to browse our programme and find out more about the writers who made up this rich and varied programme. We are currently working on our rescheduled programme. Details will be posted here as soon as they are available. In the meantime, make sure to save the date for our next festival: 24th-26th September 2021.

We hope you can find all the information you need about the festival and the picturesque village of Kilmore Quay, where we are based, here on our website. Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Writers

Our rescheduled 2020 national and international writers will be here to celebrate an exciting programme of interviews, experiential workshops, readings and talks with you.

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Programme

The next festival takes place from September 24th-26th 2021. Save the dates in your diary now. We look forward to seeing you in Kilmore Quay in 2021. 

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Competitions

Congratulations to our 2020 competition winners,  announced by Colm Tóibín at our Festival edition of Room to Write. The overall winner was announced on October 21st 2020 at a special online ceremony.

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Room to Write

Room to Write

Write by the Sea is adapting to the challenges posed by Covid-19 and our Room to Write series has become the Zoom Room to Write series online.

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Festival Venue

In the heart of Kilmore Quay, the Stella Maris Centre  hosts the annual Write By the Sea Literary Festival and monthly Room to Write meeting.

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Where to Stay

Only twenty-five minutes from Rosslare Europort & Wexford town, this corner of South County Wexford is a tranquil getaway with plenty of local accommodation options to choose from.

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About Us

A key event in the Autumn literary calendar, Write By The Sea has become the place to be on the last weekend of September every year.

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Kilmore Quay

Write By The Sea is a literary festival set in the intimate fishing village of Kilmore Quay, Co Wexford.

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