Tuesday Roundup!

The bank holiday may be over but you can still enter all the competitions! And, sure, it’s raining, but that just gives you more time to write… It’s all about positivity this week! Submission Calls Flash Fiction Competitions Short Story Competitions Poetry Competitions Playwriting Competitions Novel Writing Competitions Novella Submissions and Competitions Grants and Residencies…

Dublin Literary Event Guide!

A quick guide to weekly, monthly and upcoming events around Dublin! Weekly Events Open Mic Upcoming Events As always, contact us with anything you feel should be included! Weekly Events Cirque Des Rêves Date: Tues 15th – Sat 19th December Address: Smock Alley Theatre, Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8, Ireland About: There once…

Dublin Literary Event Guide!

So many events, all in one place! Weekly Events Open Mic Upcoming Events As always, contact us with anything you feel should be included! Weekly Events Book Launch: Everything to Play For: 99 Poems about Sport Date: Tuesday 1 December, Address: Hodges Figgis, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 at 6PM About: The launch of our new…

Dublin Literary Event Guide!

There are loads of exciting events going on in Dublin! Weekly Events Open Mic Upcoming Events As always, contact us with anything you feel should be included! Weekly Events Dublin Art Book Fair 2015 Date: 19 November – 22 November 2015 Address: Temple Bar Gallery + Studios / 5 – 9 Temple Bar / Dublin…

Dublin Literary Event Guide

Welcome to our brand new and sparkling Dublin Literary Event Guide! Every Friday, we’re going to bring you all the upcoming events for the next week, weekly and monthly open mic opportunities and the bigger events that are coming in the future! Weekly Events Open Mic Upcoming Events As always, contact us with anything you…

Q&A: Dave Lordan

Our new Q&A series with facilitators at and friends of Big Smoke continues with Dave Lordan, who teaches on our Dublin Young Authors programme as well as offering courses for adults. What do you like best about teaching creative writing? Meeting so many different people and personalities who have so many different stories to tell…

Q&A: Kate Quigley

Our new Q&A series with facilitators at and friends of Big Smoke continues with Kate Quigley, who works with us on events and our Inverse programme. What’s the best and worst advice you’ve ever got in a writing workshop? I think that workshops are very progressive things & you need to go in with the…