University of Limerick Writer’s Fellowship


The Arts Council University of Limerick Writer’s Fellowship 2016

Applications are invited from Irish writers of established reputation for the Arts Council University of Limerick Writer’s Fellowship which is co-funded by the University of Limerick and by a grant-aid from the Arts Council.

The Fellowship will be tenable either for the period January–June 2016, or, if it suits the Fellow, for the full calendar year January–December 2016. The Creative Writing programme at UL is led by Professor Joseph O’Connor, author of eight acclaimed novels including Star of the Sea and Ghost Light, and is taught by a number of award-winning writers, including novelist Professor Giles Foden.

The Fellow will be a part of UL’s Creative Writing community and will engage with students, staff and faculty in a number of ways. The Fellow will also have the opportunity to dev
elop her/his own work in a supportive environment. The stipend for the Fellowship is €20,000.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a covering letter outlining areas of interest, teaching experience (if any), ideas for engagement with UL’s Creative Writing programme, and a full CV to include the name and contact details of 3 referees to our Programme Coordinator for Creative Writing, Claire Ryan,

The closing date for applications will be no later than 12 noon on 28 August, 2015. Interviews will take place approximately one month later, at the University of Limerick.

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