Our 2021 Writing Competition portal is now open for entries. We're offering €1,000 in prizes plus trophies! The categories are poetry, short story and memoir and you can submit as many entries as you like. We can't wait to read your work! to enter,...
Join Jorge Franco for an enthralling Write by the Sea Masterclass. Journey with him as he explains how his native Columbia influences his approach to his characters, themes, narrative and voice. In return, Jorge will challenge you to explore the impact of your place of origin on your own writing and he will answer your questions.
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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.
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