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Literature

£15,000 Children’s Writing Fellowship announced in Heaney’s honour

Wednesday 8th March 2017 at 11am 0 Comments Literature

A new Children’s Writing Fellow is to be appointed by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen’s University Belfast in memory of Seamus Heaney and his contribution to literature. 

Pictured launching the fellowship are Professor Fran Brearton, School of Arts, English and Languages and Dr Damian Smyth, Head of Literature, Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Image: Pictured launching the fellowship are Professor Fran Brearton, School of Arts, English and Languages and Dr Damian Smyth, Head of Literature, Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
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Book doctors on call for Belfast Children’s Festival

Friday 3rd March 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Youth Arts, Literature

Need a prescription for an exciting new read? Children's Books Ireland will be hosting a Book Clinic as part of this year's Belfast Children's Festival (10th-15th March), supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland's National Lottery funds. 

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150 female writers join forces for International Women’s Day

Wednesday 1st March 2017 at 1pm 0 Comments Literature

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March 2017, female writers from Northern Ireland will host a series of free literary public events across the region including readings, bookshop appearances and library events across Northern Ireland to inspire women everywhere to write, read, and champion the literary work of local women.

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