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Writing and Re-Writing the short story with Brian Kirk


DateMonday October 16th
VenueCounty Library, Tallaght
AdmissionFree - Booking essential
Time 6pm

A deep dive into the mechanics of writing short fiction with a focus on editing and revising to maximise the power and emotional impact of your stories, with reference to some successful examples and using exercises to enhance your work.

Brian Kirk has published a poetry collection After The Fall (Salmon Poetry, 2017) and a short fiction chapbook It’s Not Me, It’s You (Southword Editions, 2019). His poem “Birthday” won Listowel Writers’ Week Poem of the Year at the Irish Book Awards in 2018. His children's novel The Rising Son was published in 2015 and his most recent novel Riverrun was chosen as a winner of the Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair 2022 and shortlisted for the Spotlight First Novel Award 2023. His second poetry collection Hare’s Breath is due from Salmon Poetry in Autumn 2023.