Literature Bursary Award Information Clinics

  • Wednesday 12 December, 3.30-5pm
  • Poetry Ireland, 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin 1
  • Tickets: Free, RSVP required

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council’s Literature Bursary Award (for writers working in English) is Thursday 31 January 2019 at 5.30pm. In advance of this deadline, the Arts Council will hold information clinics in Poetry Ireland and the Irish Writers Centre to offer advice and information on the application process.

The clinics will be held at the following dates and times:

Wednesday, 12 December from 3.30–5pm 
Poetry Ireland, 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin 1
To book a place, RSVP to by Wednesday 5 December

Thursday, 10 January from 6–7.30pm
Irish Writers Centre, 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Book your place through Eventbrite at the following link:

The following topics will be covered at the clinics:

  • The purpose of the Literature Bursary Award
  • Who and what is eligible 
  • The application process - online services
  • The application form
  • Essential supporting material
  • Budgets
  • The assessment process
  • Terms and condition
  • Common mistakes to avoid 
  • Questions and answers

Further information

For more information on the Literature Bursary Award and to download a copy of the award guidelines, please visit the available funding section of the Arts Council’s website. 

You can contact the Arts Council on 01 618 02 00 or email