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KEN BRUEN'S writing is like Charles Bukowski’s in that people tend to either love it, or be allergic to it. No one pretends to like Bruen’s writing in the way they do, say, the poetry of Ocean Vuong or Doireann Ní Gríofa because, to paraphrase WH Auden, they think it is the correct opinion to have for the time of year.
A RECENT article in the Galway Advertiser noted: "Ken Bruen has been weirdly neglected by Galway’s cultural establishment, having never been invited to read at Cúirt or the Galway International Arts Festival, or received any other official recognition.”
The Ghosts Of Galway, Ken Bruen’s 13th Jack Taylor novel, has just been published and to mark its arrival Bruen met me in the Hotel Meyrick last Monday to range widely over his eventful life and acclaimed work.
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MONDAYS ARE Murder, an afternoon of noir and crime fiction, featuring Galway based writers Séamus Scanlon, Aoibheann McCann, Órfhlaith Foyle, and Kernan Andrews, takes place as part of the Galway Fringe Festival.
AIB Corporate Banking has announced that it provided €3.5 million in funding for a new season of the internationally acclaimed TV series Jack Taylor which is now running on the new TV channel be3.
JACK TAYLOR, the hit TV series made in Galway and inspired by the novels of award winning Galway author Ken Bruen, begins its new season on the new Irish TV channel be3 - formerly UTV Ireland - this Saturday at 9pm.
LITERATURE AND music have long had an intimate relationship, and the music of a word is often as important as its literal meaning. A new anthology - Fermata - Writings inspired by Music, showcases writing written in response to music.
IN THE pristine minds of the inoffensive middleweights who like to think they dominate Irish literary culture post-Heaney, Ken Bruen is problematic. He writes novels people they describe as ‘ordinary’ like to read, with no higher aim in their devastatingly average minds than pure pleasure.
Ken Bruen, the award winning and critically acclaimed Galway crime writer has won the IBAM! Award to Literature, an award whose previous recipients include Maeve Binchy and Frank McCourt.