HeadStuff’s very own Tara Flynn’s new book, Rage-In is out! Launches to be held in Dublin and Cork. This month also sees poetry award deadlines, ILFDublin Off The Page events announced, other book launches and a digital release of Kathy D’Arcy’s Autonomy anthology of women’s writing on the need for change.
Autonomy digital release
New Binary Press has released a digital download version of Kathy D’Arcy’s Autonomy anthology – a collection of writing from women in an Ireland on the brink of change – to commemorate the repeal of the 8th amendment.
Words Ireland’s National Day for Writers
National Day for Writers Words Ireland’s first ever was an enormous success, also on 25th May. The event, held in IMMA in Dublin, saw a one-day get together for professional and emerging writers working in all forms.
Competitions & submission calls
Franz Wright Prize for Poetry
The Franz Wright Prize for Poetry is accepting submissions until 6th June.
Bread and Roses Poetry Award
The Bread and Roses Poetry Award is accepting submissions until 8th June of poetry dealing with the themes of working class life, politics, communications, and culture.
Book Launch: Rage-In by Tara Flynn
Caitlin Moran: Off The Page
Caitlin Moran is back for an exclusive ILFDublin Off The Page event! Catch her in the National Concert Hall on Friday 7th September at 8pm to discuss her new novel How to be Famous. Tickets required.
An Evening with Michael Ondaatje
The poet, novelist, editor and filmmaker Michael Ondaatje joins ILFDublin for another Off The Page event to discuss his work and his new novel Warlight. The event, at Liberty Hall on Saturday 16th June at 7pm, will be chaired by former Irish Laureate for fiction, Ann Enright. Tickets here.
Book Launch: Tuesdays are Just as Bad by Cethan Leahy
Cethan Leahy’s first novel, Tuesdays are Just as Bad from Mercier Press, is Young-Adult fiction about mental health. It will be launched at 6.30pm on 20th June in Easons on Patrick St, Cork.