Archive : Literary Programme 2014

The Business of Publishing

The Business of Publishing
(Presented by Sue Leonard)

Alexandra Pringle
Richard Skinner
Vona Groarke
Sarah Bannan

Maritime Hotel

Thu 10 July



This practical and informative seminar will be given by top names in the world of Irish and British publishing and will cover everything from how to get your Arts Council application in and applying for residencies, to tips on editing, approaching agents and submitting to poetry journals and small magazines.

Alexandra Pringle is Group Editor-in-Chief of Bloomsbury and this year’s Festival Editor in Residence. Her list of authors include Khaled Hosseini, Richard Ford, Margaret Atwood and Colum McCann.

Sarah Bannan is Head of Literature with the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon. Her first novel, Weightless, will be published in 2015.

Richard Skinner is Director of the Fiction Programme at the Faber Academy, author of the handbook Fiction Writing and tutor on this year’s West Cork Literary Festival Novel workshop.

Vona Groarke is Editor of Poetry  Ireland Review, teaches at the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester, and is an award winning poet.