Submissions Open for the Capital Irish Film Festival 2017

Festival moves to AFI Silver Theatre

The 11th Capital Irish Film Festival (CIFF) will run from March 2 through 5, 2017. CIFF 2017 joins other prestigious D.C.-area film festivals in making its home at the American Film Institute’s Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in downtown Silver Spring, MD.
 
Submissions are free and can be registered online (click on this link)  through Sept. 30, 2016. For details visit the Film Page.


Play Reading                 

BogBoy by Deirdre Kinahan

(Author of Wild Sky)

Monday, August 15, 7 pm

Location: Kelly's Irish Times,  14 F Street NW         

(Union Station Metro)


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The Solas Nua Book Club meets on the 2nd Monday - 7 pm

The Stonefish Grill, 1708 L Street NW (Farragut North) 

Newcomers always welcome.   Happy hour until 7 pm!

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Our 2016 books are listed on the Book Club page under Literature or by clicking here.

  • July 11: Caitrioina Lally, Eggshells (An excerpt is in Here's the Story download below)
  • August 8: Belinda McKeonTender (rescheduled from March)

Read the review in the Irish Times here. Our Book Day 2016 version is available at Solas Nua events. Or you may purchase the complete Spring issue by going to The Stinging Fly website here.

Read the review in the Irish Times here.

Our Book Day 2016 version is available at Solas Nua events. Or you may purchase the complete Spring issue by going to The Stinging Fly website here.

Here's The Story, 2015 Book Day. Click on the cover for a99 cents download.

Here's The Story, 2015 Book Day. Click on the cover for a99 cents download.


Of special interest:

The Attic Sessions: a new and interesting podcast series focusing on contemporary writers and poets.
Listen to a conversation with Lia Mills here.