The West Cork Literary Festival presents an extensive programme of readings, workshops, seminars, panel discussions and children’s events
At the heart of the West Cork Literary Festival’s extensive programme is a schedule of five and three day workshops in Coláiste Pobail Bheanntrai. These workshops cover subjects such as the novel, travel writing, script writing, poetry, creative writing for beginners, writing for children and much more.
The main evening events feature readings held in the Maritime Hotel. In recent years, the literary festival’s guest authors have include Graham Norton, Mary Robinson, Colm Tóibín, Lord Melvyn Bragg, Sir Michael Parkinson, Michael Palin, Nuruddin Farah, Michael Morpurgo, Michael Holroyd, Annie Proulx, Margaret Drabble, Fay Weldon, and many more famous authors.
Bantry town is buzzing with literary conversation throughout the festival. There are free readings in Bantry Library and Bantry Bookshop, afternoon seminars, book launches, panel discussions, coffee and chat events.
The West Cork Literary Festival also provides an opportunity for Munster novelists to enter a competition to win the JG Farrell Award.
|Dates:||13th-20th July 2018|
|Location:||Bantry, Co. Cork|
|Phone:||00 353 (0)27 52788/9|
|Please be advised by individual venues|