Proposal of candidate for membership of Irish PEN.

Membership of Irish PEN is 40 Euros a year for full members, and 30 Euros a year for associate members.

The aims of PEN are to promote literature, defend freedom of expression and promote co-operation among writers. Those areas of interest for Irish PEN members and associates can include: poetry, playwriting, editing ,essay-writing, novel-writing, short-story writing, biography, criticism, translation and others.

Those considering membership should read and and sign the International PEN Charter. For full membership, please list titles of published books, plays staged or broadcast, scripts, contributions to periodicals and other relevant details. Associate membership is open to all who have an interest in writing but have not yet been fully published, those attending creative writing classes and members of writing groups etc.

Prospective Members and Associates of Irish PEN can use our Paypal accounts for renewals, and applications to join Irish PEN.

Please send all relevant details in an email to Membership secretary Padraig Hanratty  padraighanratty@quip.i


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