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Sebastian Barry, the award-winning author and new Laureate for Irish Fiction, has been added to the line-up for this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature.
“A great wave of salty, sustaining literary fare” was how guest speaker Vincent Woods vividly described the joys of Cúirt at the launch of this year’s programme, at the House Hotel on Tuesday evening. The venue was thronged as Galway’s readers and writers turned out in force for the occasion.
EMILY CULLEN is a poet, an academic, a harpist, and, in April, will preside over her first Cúirt International Festival of Literature as programme director. Cúirt has been a passion since her student days, and now in a position to run the festival, she has a vision for it that places 'diversity' at its core.
Winter’s Bone author and acclaimed American ‘country noir’ novelist, Daniel Woodrell; Pulitzer Prize-Winning American poet, Jorie Graham; and award winning Irish author Bernard MacLaverty, will all read at next year's Cúirt festival.
Whether you’re the adult reading bedtime stories or the child listening attentively, the world of children’s books is a very magical place. Perhaps you’re the writer who’d like to foster a love of reading? If you’re interested in learning more about publishing books for children then why not head along to an information-packed day for writers and illustrators at Baboró on Saturday October 21st in the Mick Lally Theatre. All are welcome– new, emerging and established alike.
Whether you’re the adult reading bedtime stories or the child listening attentively and conjuring up wonderful images in your mind, the world of children’s books is a very special place.
Fianna Fáil Galway West TD Éamon O'Cuív is among those whose writings are featured in The Galway Review 4, the new anthology of prose, poetry, and essays.