Monday, 5 July 2010

West Cork Literary Festival – July 4th to 10th

West Cork Literary Festival

The West Cork Literary Festival 2010 runs in Bantry from Sunday, July 4th to Saturday July 10th. The festival features some of the finest writers and poets from Ireland and abroad. The main events are evenings with poet Eavan Boland, novelists Margaret Drabble and Fay Weldon, travel writers Tim Mackintosh-Smith and Michael Palin and a stage performance of poems by Liz Cowley. There are workshops on fiction, poetry, journalism, song writing and playwriting. John Boyne and Hugo Hamilton are among those doing readings. Novelist Carol Drinkwater will host a literary afternoon tea in Bantry House on Saturday 10th. There are storytelling sessions and readings for children too with authors such as Anthony Horowitz and a writing workshop with Enda Wyley. For further details see

No comments: