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View the findings of Words Ireland survey—pay, conditions and diversity in Irish literature.

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View the findings of Words Ireland Survey—including information on pay, conditions and diversity in Irish literature.

In May 2021, Words Ireland surveyed Ireland’s writers, illustrators and literature sector workers for the first time in over a decade.

Over 500 people responded. Here you can view the online presentation of the headline findings, including information on pay, conditions and diversity in Irish literature.

Featuring commentary and contributions from the Arts Council‘s Head of Literature, Sarah Bannan, writer Paul McVeigh and New Island Editor Aoife K. Walsh among others. 


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