The weekend features inspiring readings and a variety of workshops to suit all writers from those beginning to those writing for some time. This year there is also a drawing workshop suitable for anyone curious about drawing and looking for some approaches and ideas to get started.
The event begins this Friday with a launch reading at Café Blend in Letterkenny at 8.00pm featuring poet, author and memoir writer John MacKenna and crime writer Brian McGilloway with music by Eilis Farren and Niamh Cuffe. There will be an Open Mic at this event.
On Saturday the 25th there is a choice of workshops including ‘Avenues to Memory’, a memoir workshop with Sunday Miscellany regular John MacKenna; ‘Place and Tone in Crime Writing’ with Brian McGilloway; ‘Making your Mark’, a drawing workshop with artist Aifric Dennison; and ‘Lines in the Landscape’, a creative writing workshop with Winifred McNulty.
Celebrated poet Moya Cannon and award-winning author Niamh Boyce will read in the beautiful surroundings of Carn Lodge in Ramelton at 8.00pm. This is a free event but please book your place.
On Sunday the 26th, writers can choose from a ‘Word paths and Clearings’, a poetry workshop with Moya Cannon or ‘Zooming In’, a fiction workshop with Niamh Boyce.
The readings are free events but fees apply to the workshops. Full descriptors for each workshop and the biographical details for the facilitators can be found on www.northwestwords.com or on North West Words’ Facebook page. To book or with a query please contact firstname.lastname@example.orgTags: