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20 – Tim MacGabhann

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Irish Writing


Welcome to Day 20 of our West Cork Literary Festival Advent Calendar. Our author today is Tim MacGabhann.

Tim MacGabhann is the author of Call Him Mine and How To Be Nowhere. His fiction, non-fiction, and poetry appear in Gorse, The Stinging Fly, Winter Papers, The Tangerine and the Dublin Review. How To Be Nowhere was published by W&N in July 2020. He grew up in Ireland and lives in Mexico City.

Today’s video will unlock just after midnight on 20th December 2020.

About Our Literary Advent Calendar 2020

So many incredible books by Irish authors and authors living in Ireland were released this year, without the usual fanfare of festivals and launches. We’re delighted to celebrate a small selection of these authors here and we’ve invited twenty-four writers to submit a short video reading from their new books.

Visit our Advent Calendar here and join us each day from 1st to 24th December to unlock a new reading.

Each day’s video will also go live on YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook.

Literary Advent Calendar 2020

Dates 1 December to 24 December 2020
Duration 24 days
Location Online
Admission Free

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