13th March 2017
The Carlow College Literary Awards brings together the entire college community to recognise and celebrate the very best of Carlow College literary talent. The awards gather together the college literary community in a spirit of camaraderie and friendly competition to celebrate the best prose and poetry of the past year. First Year Creative Writing class will also present a showcase of their writing.
Ciaran Collins, author of The Gamal, winner of the Rooney Prize for Literature in 2013, and described by the New York Times as ‘remarkable’ and the Irish Times as ‘outstanding’, will present the awards as well as read from his work. Awards will be given for Poetry and the Short Story/Flash Fiction.