Annemarie NíChuirreáin and Sarah Maria Griffin speak about a range of writer-led projects, events and cross arts collaborations they've been involved in, giving context to the increasing culture of project-based work in the literature sector and the multiple sources of funding and supporting partners available to make them happen. Chaired by Brendan Mac Evilly, with Dani Gill. From Match in the Dark
Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Sasha de Buyl & Simon O'Connor talk about the best ways for writers to pitch to festivals and venues on events and projects, and how to make those partnerships work for you. We also review some of the more interesting projects and commissions happening in Irish literature today. From Match in the Dark
Maggie Masterson (Paper Lanterns), Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe (Skein Press), and Laura Fitzgerald (visual artist) join Brendan Mac Evilly (Holy Show) to discuss all the ways in which literature can be brought to the printed page, including discussions of print costs and print runs, artist fees, sales outlets, subscription options as well as the creative and artistic decisions to be made in any print production.
Showcasing Caelainn Hogan and Bairbre Flood, and their successfully funded Project Award podcasts and event. We get into the nitty gritty of project budgets and funding applications as well as the creative visions for both projects.
Sarah Bannan, Literature Director at the Arts Council runs us through the Literature Project Award 2022 application form, and answers questions from writers and producers. 21st June 2022 is the opening date for applications (closing date 21 July). It's always useful to hear from and put questions directly to the funder if you get a chance, so if you're thinking of applying, this is not to be missed.