NI Writers Day on Tuesday 23rd March 2021

Daljit Nagra. Photo: Adrian Pope.

Join the Royal Society of Literature and Arts Council Northern Ireland for a day of activity, shining a spotlight on the outstanding writers and writing of Northern Ireland, hosted by award-winning writer Paul McVeigh. A seminarworkshop, and panel discussion aim to inspire you to revisit and recommend your most loved Northern Irish writers.

  • 1.00 – 2.00pm: Poetry Workshop with Daljit Nagra
  • 3.00pm: In Conversation with Paul McVeigh and Molly Rosenberg
  • 6.30pm: Panel Discussion with Paul McVeigh, Wendy Erskine, Glenn Patterson, Shannon Yee and Daljit Nagra


Tickets are FREE for all events and can be booked via the RSL website:

As numbers are strictly limited for the poetry workshop with Daljit Nagra and, early booking is strongly advised. From this afternoon, booking will be opened up to RSL subscribers across the UK. So book today to avoid disappointment.

RSL Open

The RSL believes that literature is at its best when it includes voices from the greatest breadth of backgrounds and experiences from across the UK. Through RSL Open, we’re electing 60 RSL Fellows from communities under-represented in UK literature – particularly writers outside of London, writers of colour, working class writers and LGBTQ+ writers. We are currently seeking public recommendations of  excellent writers from around the UK.

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