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Writer in Residence

Kerry County Council and the Arts Council are seeking applicants for a Writer In Residence. The Residency is open to writers in all genres, and aims to have a countywide impact. It is a part-time position (20 hour week – 5 hours of which is for the Writer’s own work development) and the successful applicant will be asked to stimulate greater awareness of the art of creative writing as well as encouraging more opportunities for people to engage with the work of writers.

The Writer’s ability to mentor up-coming writers, young people and those interested in developing their writing skills must be demonstrated.

For more details Kate Kennelly on 066 71 83541 or email

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