Welcome to Wild Words 2018!


Wild Words Volume 6


The Wild Words Book is part of Carrick on Shannon’s annual Wild Words Festival and features writing by young adults from all over Ireland aged 14 to 18 years who have started to write their own short stories and poetry.

Submissions this year almost doubled from 2017 and the difficult task of selecting from them has started. Those selected will have their work professionally edited and published and also get free admission to a two-day writing masterclass at the festival in Leitrim on Sat 30th June & Sun 1st July 2018 with leading authors Dave Rudden, Colm Keegan and Jane Mitchell.


Separate to the masterclass programme, all primary schools, pre-schools and youth groups in the region will have the opportunity to avail of a specifically designed workshop for children by one of leading artists. All groups have been contacted directly, but please contact us if you missed it.

The artists providing these are Mary Blake, Gerry Boland, Naomi Draper, Crona Gallagher and Kate Wilson.

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