Through an Open Call, Roscommon born writer Louise Cole has been selected by Words Ireland to receive professional literary mentoring over the coming months from Irish writer Nessa O’Mahony.
Roscommon Arts Centre funded the literary mentorship along with the Arts Council.
Louise was winner of the 2019 “New Roscommon Writing Award”. She has won and been shortlisted in national and international poetry and short story writing competitions, including a Hennessy Literary Award for poetry (2018). In February 2019, she was chosen for publication as one of Carol Ann Duffy’s “Laureate’s Choice Poets”.