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Book launch invitation

Creative Writing research student, Paula McGrath, would like to invite UL students and staff to the launch of her second novel, A History of Running Away in Dubray Books, Grafton Street on Tuesday 13th June at 6.30pm. Paula McGrath is a PhD student of Creative Writing, working under the supervision of Prof. Joseph O'Connor and… Continue reading Book launch invitation

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Julian Gough appointed new writer-in-residence at University of Limerick

Writer Julian Gough has received a €20,000 bursary to be the new writer-in-residence at the University of Limerick, where he will succeed fellow award-winning author Donal Ryan. The year-long post, funded by UL and the Arts Council, involves teaching students in its Master of Arts in Creative Writing. Following his two-year post as writer-in-residence at UL, Ryan… Continue reading Julian Gough appointed new writer-in-residence at University of Limerick

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Anne Enright at the University of Limerick

Ireland’s Laureate for Irish Fiction and Man Booker prizewinner, Anne Enright, visited the University of Limerick on October 6th, where she read from her work and delivered a lecture on the Irish writer, the late Maeve Brennan. The event, hosted by the Creative Writing programme at UL, was free and open to the public.  Prof.… Continue reading Anne Enright at the University of Limerick

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Joseph O’Connor discusses Creative Writing (video)

Award-winning author Joseph O’Connor joined the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick in 2014 as inaugural Frank McCourt Chair in Creative Writing. Joseph teaches students on our Masters in Creative Writing programme, as well as presenting a number of public literary events in the Limerick area. The Frank McCourt Chair was established at… Continue reading Joseph O’Connor discusses Creative Writing (video)

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University of Limerick Launch New York Summer School in Creative Writing in honour of Frank McCourt

This July, the Creative Writing faculty at the University of Limerick will offer a Summer School in New York in honour of the late Frank McCourt. The UL/Frank McCourt Summer School in Creative Writing will take place in New York from July 7th -10th 2016 inclusive. The Summer School will be led by the renowned… Continue reading University of Limerick Launch New York Summer School in Creative Writing in honour of Frank McCourt