Wild Words Book



Wild Words Volume 5

is on the printing press!


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. The book will be launched on Saturday 12th August during the festival.



Congratulations to all the young authors selected who each get to take part in a two-day writing masterclass at the festival on Sat 12th & Sun 13th August with leading authors Kim Hood, Deirdre Sullivan and Conor Kostick.

This year however, any budding author can take part in the masterclass programme. The programme of three masterclasses can be booked through the Dock on 071 96 50828, www.thedock.ie. Tickets €30 for all three.


If you’d like to take a look at previous years publications, you can read them here…

Read Wild Words Volume 4

Read Wild Words Volume 3

Read Wild Words Volume 2

Read Wild Words Volume 1

You can also purchase the Wild Words anthologies from Amazon and Barnes & Noble