Thursday 3rd May 2018, 7:30pm
Kevin Barry and Julian Gough
Presented by the UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School & Literary Festival
Kevin Barry is one of the most original and internationally acclaimed Irish writers of his generation. Join us for this public reading by multiple award-winning novelist (Beatlebone, City of Bohane) acclaimed short story writer and highly skilled performer of his work. A must for all literature fans.
Julian Gough, onetime lead singer and songwriter with the band Toasted Heretic, was the holder of UL Creative Writing’s 2017 Writer-in-Residence Fellowship. Winner of the BBC National Short Story prize, Julian returns to UL for a reading that marks the launch of his latest novel Connect, (published in May), a wonderful tour-de-force of storytelling.
Venue: 250 Lecture Theatre, UCH
THE UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School and Literary Festival takes places at University of Limerick, May 3rd to 6th 2018
- Speakers include BOB GELDOF, MARIAN KEYES, KEVIN BARRY, JOSEPH O’CONNOR, DONAL RYAN, MARY O’MALLEY, KERRY NEVILLE, MARTIN DYAR, SARAH MOORE FITZGERALD, EOIN DEVEREUX, ALAN HAYES of ARLEN HOUSE publishers.
- ‘Food and Storytelling: a Literary Brunch,’ led by UL Creative Writing MA graduate and Food Writer, RACHAEL KEALY. Live recording of RTE Radio 1 ‘SUNDAY MISCELLANY’ at UL’s Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. Illustrated Lecture: ‘Don’t Judge a Book Just By The cover…Punk and Creativity’ with live music by SECTION 17
Full programme details and booking for Creative Writing classes available HERE
The UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School and Literary Festival acknowledges the generous support of the Shannon Airport Authority and Shannon Heritage.
***Buy for All 3 Events (Kevin Barry & Julian Gough / Marian Keyes / Bob Geldof) for just €15*** Available via UCH Box Office at 061 331549
Photograph of Julian Gough by Juliana Socher