Awards, Bursaries and Events

We look forward to again running an esteemed Short Story Award later in 2017 after a two-year break. A highly entertaining and enjoyable evening was had by all at the February “speed-dating” networking event organised between Union members and directors from the Irish Screen Directors Guild. We hope to see many books brought to the…

JAMES PLUNKETT SHORT STORY AWARD 2014

A highly entertaining and enjoyable evening was had by all at the 2014 James Plunkett Short Story Awards night, 4th November, at the Irish Writers’ Centre, with Booker and IMPAC nominee Donal Ryan an excellent speaker. Our thanks to him for having to play such a difficult role of judge, highlighted by the three prize…