Last day for Young writers in Wicklow to apply for Edna O’Brien Young Writers Bursary

Edna O'Brien Bursary

“…Language lives longer than people…it moves us from one generation to the next. It’s immortal.” – Edna O’Brien

Do you know a young writer between the ages of 15-17?

Museum of Literature Ireland (MOLI) are offering 15 aspiring young writers the opportunity to attend their 5 day immersive programme which aims to mentor young talent and embrace their passion for creative writing.

The programme which is delivered in a blended format will also give the participants to meet with publishers, authors and fellow writers. Programme runs 17th – 21st July 2023.

This years mentor, Jessica Traynor, is an award winning writer, a Creative Fellow of UCD, Irish Times poetry critic and an adjudicator for the 2023 Forward prizes aswell as being involved in a number of other creative projects.

Entries close at 10pm on Tuesday 7th March 2023.

Applications can be made here.

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