Wild Words Children's Book Festival

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Calling all young authors!

The Wild Words Book is part of Carrick on Shannon’s annual Wild Words Festival and features writing by young adults aged 14 to 17 from all over Ireland who have started to write their own short stories and poetry.

The Wild Words Festival is now accepting submissions for Wild Words Volume 7

Those selected will have their work published and be invited to a FREE two-day writing masterclass at the festival on Saturday 29th June and Sunday 30th June 2019 with some of Ireland’s leading authors.

There is no fee to enter and you can enter as many pieces as you wish. For more information, the entry form and terms and conditions, see www.wildwords.ie

Deadline for submissions – 31st March 2019

Wild Words was created because all children and their families deserve to experience, share and enjoy books. Wild words is developed in partnership with Leitrim County Council, The Reading Room Bookshop and the Irish Writers Centre with the support of the Arts Council.

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