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Irish Writers Centre – Working the Festival Circuit with Dani Gill

  • Location: Irish Writers Centre 19 Parnell Square Dublin 1
  • Time: 10.30am - 1.00pm
  • Date: Saturday 23rd June
  • Duration: Half day

Cost: 30.00

In this half-day seminar, participants will learn about the festival year, how scheduling falls and what to consider when submitting to a festival, such as the elements of a writer’s CV that will be of most interest to curators. There will be an examination of festival themes and how the lens of curation affects what a festival director may look for in a certain year, in terms of topics, genres and forms of writing. Participants will also look at themes and features in their own writing that could be explored and presented in a marketing context.

Dani Gill has curated for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature for six years.

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In this half-day seminar, participants will learn about the festival year, how scheduling falls and what to consider when submitting to a festival, such as the elements of a writer’s CV that will be of most interest to curators. There will be an examination of festival themes and how the lens of curation affects what a festival director may look for in a certain year, in terms of topics, genres and forms of writing. Participants will also look at themes and features in their own writing that could be explored and presented in a marketing context.

Dani Gill has curated for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature for six years.

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In this half-day seminar, participants will learn about the festival year, how scheduling falls and what to consider when submitting to a festival, such as the elements of a writer’s CV that will be of most interest to curators. There will be an examination of festival themes and how the lens of curation affects what a festival director may look for in a certain year, in terms of topics, genres and forms of writing. Participants will also look at themes and features in their own writing that could be explored and presented in a marketing context.

Dani Gill has curated for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature for six years.