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Irish Writers

Cork  – Cork is buzzing with a lively literary scene and an abundance of Irish writers, and here at Mouse we know all about the writing bug. Our Mouse people include poets, writers, visual artists and film directors.  We will be holding open mic events for anyone wanting to present their work. We also host a film club, contact us for membership details.

For issues concerning the writing business,  you’re welcome to join our Facebook forum find us via the Mouse Facebook page or – ‘Mouse Internet Cafe Writing Group’.  Here’s a link: Writers

We are holding a Poetry Day 2019 poetry event on May 2nd so sharpen your pencils and your mind and send us your poetic gems to hello@mousecork.ie More information here: Poetry Day

For our Lifelong Learning week we were thrilled to have the poet Sandra Beasley on board for a workshop: ‘3 poems for those who dislike poetry’ An amazing evening was had (ok so most of us there loved poetry but shush…).     Poetry Evening 

Irish Writers
Sandra Beasley Poetry Evening

 We also host a regular spoken word/literary event for Culture Night with great success in 2017/18 and looking forward to 2019! Watch this space for Mouse literary updates.

 Apologies to mice for the following quote: – “I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.” – John Steinbeck

Theresa from Mouse is a Molly Keane Creative Writing Award winner and has had her work published in various literary journals. She is currently working on a novel as well as short form fiction and poetry. She has recently been nominated for the Best Small Fiction anthology. https://www.facebook.com/TheBestSmallFictions/

Theresa has been selected to take part in Women without Borders, a North/South Ireland initiative held in The Irish Writers Centre, Dublin. Ninety women writers selected from all over Ireland will come together for International Women’s Day 2019 to present their work in a day long readathon event organized by The Irish Writers Centre and Women Aloud NI.   Theresa also read at the 2017/18 events, which ended with a gathering of all the readers to create a literary soundscape in the Garden of Remembrance, which was recorded for RTE news. women across borders

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