Irish PEN presents: ‘Finding a Home for your Writing’: opportunities in the print media.’ This is our annual meeting dedicated to Associate Members, who like nothing more than to write, write, write, but who occasionally would like to see their words on the printed page. The format will consist of short presentations from a Panel of experienced magazine editors and freelance contributors, followed by an informal Q & A session. New members welcome.
WHEN: 8.00pm. Thursday February 11th 2010
WHERE: United Arts Club, 3 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2.
COST: €3 members, €5 non-members.
Booking essential as places are limited.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 087 966 0770.
The Panel: Eoghan Corry, formerly Features Editor with The Irish Press and Sports’ Editor with The Sunday Tribune, currently editor of Travel Extra, and travel correspondent to the Pat Kenny Radio Show. Sue Leonard, full-time freelance journalist, has published over 2000 feature articles, interviewed in excess of 250 authors and lectured on journalism. She writes mainly for The Irish Independent, The Irish Examiner and Books Ireland. Aine Toner, Editor of Woman’s Way magazine since 2008, previously worked for the BBC in Northern Ireland and for Daily Ireland, as well as freelancing for 10 years, for a variety of publications including The Irish Independent, titles of the Belfast Media Group, Confetti, NI4Kids, Face Up and Sunday Life newspaper and on websites www.ivenus.com and www.allaboutyou.com.