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Creative Writing Workshop with Bernie McGill at FLive Festival, Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

8. October 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Harness the power of your imagination and creative writing skills and join Bernie McGill for a 2-hour writing workshop as part of FLive Festival at the Ardhowen Theatre Studio, Enniskillen. This will be a practical workshop on the everyday craft of writing with the aim of sparking ideas for new work. Prompts and exercises will be used.

Bernie McGill is the author of two novels: The Watch House (nominated for the Ireland European Union Prize for Literature in 2019) and The Butterfly Cabinet (named by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes as his novel of the year in 2012). Her first collection of stories, Sleepwalkers, was shortlisted for the prestigious Edge Hill Prize in 2014. Her new short story collection, This Train is For*, was published in June 2022 by No Alibis Press.

Bernie was Writing Fellow with the Royal Literary Fund (RLF) at Queen’s University, Belfast from 2018 to 2020. She is an Associate Fellow of the RLF and works as a Lector (for Reading Round at Coleraine Library) and Writing Facilitator for the organisation, and is a Writing Mentor with the Irish Writers’ Centre. She lives with her family in Portstewart.

Book online for the Creative Writing Workshop on the FLive Festival website.

*Bernie will be at the Ardhowen Theatre Studio at 2pm on Saturday 8th October for the FLive Book Club event featuring This Train is For. Full details on the FLive Festival website.


Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen
97 Dublin Rd
Enniskillen, BT74 6FZ United Kingdom
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