Doolin Writers’ Weekend 2020

24jan(jan 24)12:00 pm26(jan 26)11:59 pmDoolin Writers’ Weekend 2020TypeFestivals,LiteraryCountyClare

Event Details

Now in its Eight year, the annual Doolin Writers’ Weekend takes place commencing on the 24th January 2020 and will last until the 26th. Many well known artists and writers including J.M. Synge, George Bernard Shaw, Dylan Thomas, Augustus John and Oliver St. John Gogarty have spent time in Doolin over the years.

Doolin Writers’ Weekend this year will be guest curated by Susan Tomaselli, founder and editor of the wonderful Gorse Literary Journal and will consist of workshops, readings, advice from publishing industry insiders, music sessions, open mic and of course wonderful food and hospitality from the Hotel Doolin team all weekend long.

At this years event, Jess Traynor will judge the Poetry competition, June Caldwell will judge the Short Story competition and the Video Poem will be judged by Dave Lordan. The closing date for entries for these competitions is Sunday the 1st of December 2019. Please visit the Doolin Writers Weekend website for entry guidelines.

During the Weekend there will be a series of workshops covering short fiction, novel writing, creative nonfiction, spoken word, screenwriting and poetry.

Weekend Ticket are available for €99 from TicketWeb and includes free entry to all workshops and events including the opening night drinks reception and readings. All workshops are €40pp and all events €10pp for those without weekend tickets.

For full details, please visit Doolin Writers Weekend website or follow on Facebook. If you have any queries, then please either call +353 (0)65 707 4111 or send an email to [email protected].


24/01/2020 12:00 pm - 26/01/2020 11:59 pm(GMT+00:00)

View in my time


Hotel Doolin

Doolin, Co. Clare, Ireland

Other Events

Get Directions