Get Writing NI

Welcome to Get Writing NI!

The Get Writing NI site is your gateway into the world of writing.

Submit your poems and short stories to our showcase, then learn all about Northern Ireland's world renowned writers and be inspired as you watch writing tips from established local writers.

In Get Writing NI, find out what events are happening in your area and browse through our list of resources for aspiring writers.

So be inspired to get writing!

  • ESTABLISHED LOCAL WRITERS

     

    Be inspired by interviews with established local writers as they give you tips on improving your writing.

    This month the Get Writing NI Team caught up with thriller writer John McAllister.

  • WRITERS' SHOWCASE

    Writers showcase

    View or send in original work to the writer’s showcase.

    If it's a short story or a poem, send it to us and you could have your work displayed for all to see.

  • LOCAL WRITING LEGENDS

    Local Legends

    Learn the history behind some of the local writing legends of Northern Ireland, whose poems and books forever live in the memory of many readers the world over.

  • THE BOOK OF IRISH WRITERS

    Book of Irish Writers

    They were rogues, adventurers, idealists, romantics, shrinking violets, ego maniacs - the men and women of established Irish Literature were once living, breathing people. Listen each week, as they are released from their dust jackets and brought to life!

Local CompetitionsLocal Competitions

THE PRINT EXPRESS POETRY COMPETITION

An opportunity to write a poem.

Closing date 30th November 2011.

Visit the competitions section for more details.

EventsEvents

A LITERARY EVENING, ISLAND ARTS CENTRE

Pencil

A literary evening at the Island Arts Centre in Lisburn with two new writers Bernie McGill & Olive Broderick.

Find out more...

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