North West Words

Promoting the Arts in the North West of Ireland

North West Words 25th January Event

Posted on Jan 16, 2018

Join us, and poet and Summer Palace Press publisher, Kate Newmann, on Thursday 25th January, for our poetry award night. From 8pm in Florence Food Co Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, there will be readings of the shortlisted poems in the North West Words and Donegal Creameries Poetry Competition 2017 (English language poetry). New and award-winning poetry and our monthly open mic. All are welcome and...

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North West Words 2018 Creative Writing Competitions for Young Writers sponsored by Eason

Posted on Jan 14, 2018

North West Words 2018 Creative Writing Competitions for Young Writers sponsored by Eason Short Story & Poetry Competitions Entries are invited by writers for 3 categories… 1. Primary Schools. 2. Secondary Schools Junior Cycle (or GCSE). 3. Secondary Schools Senior Cycle including Transition Year (or A level). Competition judge is Deirdre Hines Short Story: Can be on any theme, maximum...

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Shortlist Announcement: North West Words and Donegal Creameries Poetry Competition 2017

Posted on Jan 13, 2018

North West Words are pleased to announce the shortlist of 10 poems as selected by poet and Summer Palace Press publisher, Kate Newmann, for the North West Words and Donegal Creameries Poetry Competition 2017. Congratulations to all on the shortlist and thank you to everyone who entered the competition. ‘Galway Crystal’ Trish Bennett, Co. Fermanagh ‘Still Life in Landscape’ Stephanie Conn, Co....

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December Event – North West Words Thursday 14th December 2017

Posted on Dec 9, 2017

        http://www.artscouncil.ie/home/ Join us at 8pm next Thursday 14th December in Florence Food Co for the final reading in our funded series North West Reading Series 2017. We have readings from two award-winning writers, crime writer, Brian McGilloway, and poet, Michael Farry. There will be lots of Christmas cheer, great music and our monthly open mic. Brian Mc Gilloway is a New York Times...

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November Event – North West Words Thursday 30th November 2017

Posted on Nov 3, 2017

Join us at 8pm Thursday 30th November for North West Words in Florence Food Co There will be poetry readings from two  award-winning, Donegal poets, Moya Cannon and Deirdre Hines, music and open mic. This is our fifth event in the North West Reading Series 2017 and it is free of charge. If you happen to write poetry, fiction or memoir (or other short pieces/extracts), why not bring something...

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October Event – North West Words Thursday 26th October 2017

Posted on Oct 22, 2017

Join us next Thursday 26th October for North West Words in Florence Food Co There will be poetry readings in Irish from award winning poet, Gréagóir Ó Dúill, and in English by the poet, Trevor Conway, music by Chris M Ward and open mic. This is our fourth event in the North West Reading Series 2017 and it is free of charge. So, if you happen to write poetry, fiction or memoir (or other short...

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