Bantry Bookshop is formal venue for 2019 West Cork Literary Festival and will host daily author events, including:
Saturday July 13, 2019:
11:30 Ronan Hession reading from Leonard and the Hungry Paul
Monday July 15, 2019
11:30 Jennifer Russell reading from Backlit, her debut collection of poems.
Tuesday July 16, 2019
11:30 Eibhear Walshe reading from his latest novel The Trumpet Shall Sound: A Novel about the celebrated composer Georg Handel, in Dublin for the first performance of his new work Messiah
Wednesday July 17, 2019
11:30 Nicole Flattery reading from her Show The a Good Time, her magnificently accomplished collection of short stories.
Thursday July 18, 2019
11:30 Sara Davis-Goff reads from her debut novel Last Ones Left Alive, a dystopian tale set on an island off the west coast of Ireland.
Friday July 19, 2019
11:30 Ian Maleneyreads from his debut part-memoir, part-exploration about his grandfather and the effects of Alzheimer’s on his family.
Festival Fringe Events
On Monday July 15, 2019, at 5:15pm Bantry Bookshop will be hosting the launch of Madeline Hutchins’ new book Ellen Hutchins: Ireland’s First Female Botanist about the life and work of her great, great grand aunt, Ellen Hutchins.
On Tuesday July 16, 2019, Bantry Bookshop is delighted to be hosting a reading by celebrated poet, writer, broadcaster, translator, signer and raconteur, Gabriel Fitzmaurice. Gabriel will be reading a selection from his latest work, A Farewell to Poetry.
All events are free.