Kevin Barry and Julian Gough

Thursday 3rd May 2018, 7:30pm


Kevin Barry and Julian Gough

PRESENTED BY THE UL/FRANK McCOURT CREATIVE WRITING FESTIVAL IN ASSOCIATION WITH SHANNON AIRPORT

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.

Tickets just €5!

***Buy for All 3 Events (Kevin Barry & Julian Gough (€5) / Marian Keyes (€5) / Bob Geldof (€10)) for just €15*** Available via UCH Box Office at 061 331549

Photograph of Julian Gough by Juliana Socher

 

     

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