Kinsale Writing School is located in the pretty harbour town of Kinsale, County Cork. It is close to Cork Airport and there is an hourly bus service from Cork City. We run Creative Writing classes, other events including talks and readings and also offer a consultancy service where we will help you prepare your manuscript for submission to publishers. Classes are run in a tranquil setting just a mile from the town centre and we offer a wide range of writing experiences for different interests and abilities. We also offer one to one mentoring for those that want individual attention tailored to their needs.


Matthew Geden is the Director of Kinsale Writing School. He studied English Literature at University College Cork and has published many works including poetry, articles, essays, book reviews and interviews. He has worked in editing for several well-known Irish writers and has successfully organised many Arts Events including Arts Festivals, Readings and Creative Writing workshops. He also delivered a yearlong Literary Appreciation course at Kinsale Further Education College. His most recent publication is The Place Inside published by Daedalus Press.