Literary Events of Note

8 November 2016 by David Donovan

With Reading Week underway, take a look at some wonderful upcoming literary events in Dublin City.

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Week 6: The Art of Isolation

2 November 2016 by Chris Joyce

The theme of the Speakeasy event this week is Not Belonging, and Chris has a fantastic list of reads on that very subject - just in time for Reading Week and all!

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In the Fifth at LitSoc Towers

30 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

A risible recap of a week of ravishing writing at the Trinity Literary Society!

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Rainbow Rowell and Leigh Bardugo - “The way you write a good kiss is to write good characters.”

27 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

Easons Dept51 hosted incredible authors of YA contemporary and fantasy, Leigh Bardugo and Rainbow Rowell! Romance, writer's block and diverse representation are all discussed in this recap.

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Careers In Publishing - “You need faith, resilience, and a much better command of English than you think you have.”

26 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

At the Society of Young Publishers' inaugural panel, we learned key skills, and useful tips for seeking a career in the publishing industry.

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Week 5: Creative Inspiration

23 October 2016 by Bríd Nolan

As we gear up for National Novel Writing Month with a workshop and another Literary Lock-In, Bríd Nolan considers creativity and inspiration for writing.

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Fresh Perspectives for Fourth Week

23 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

We did altogether too many events for Fourth Week, so gird up and get ready for a superlative recap.

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“Own vulnerability, let that be your strength” - Sage Francis visits LitSoc

22 October 2016 by Ruth Atkins

Sage Francis, spoken word artist, rapper, and founder and CEO of the independent hip hop record label Strange Famous Records, visited LitSoc on Friday afternoon before his headlining act at Lingo Spoken Word Festival.

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Paul Murray - “Telling a Story is an Act of Faith”

22 October 2016 by Grace Kelly and Ruth Atkins

LitSoc hosted comic writer extraordinaire, Paul Murray, on Tuesday of Fourth Week. Here's what Paul had to say about the writing process, humour, literary awards and Ireland's post-recession lanscape

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Week 4: The DIY Ethic and Aesthetic

18 October 2016 by

This Fourth Week, LitSoc is embracing the non-traditional ways of getting your writing out in the world.

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