Culture Night Fingal 2019 Call for Expression of Interest for Fingal Professional Writers

Fingal County Council would like to invite expressions of interests from professional writers based in Fingal to participate in a literature/music event as part of Culture Night Fingal, 2019.

Returning for its fourteenth year, Culture Night 2019 will take place Friday 20th September. Culture Night is an annual national public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts.  For one night only arts and cultural organisations, churches, castles and historic houses in Fingal will extend their opening hours to the public, highlighting a variety of local talent and fantastic cultural facilities.

Fingal Arts Office and Economic Enterprise & Tourism Department will co-host an evening of literature and music for Culture Night in Swords Castle. This opportunity is in direct response to outcomes of a professional writer’s session held in February and aims to provide an opportunity for professional writers to develop/ showcase their skills/talent and celebrate the strong literary talent in Fingal.

The theme for this event will relate to the heritage, culture of Swords, its people and environs and can take the form of spoken word poetry, storytelling, readings or scriptwriting. The fee available to writers is €250.

Please submit a single PDF with the following information:
• CV
• Sample of works
• Brief paragraph on your approach to devising work in response to Swords.

The closing date for expressions of interest is 31st May 2019.

For further information contact  890 5733