Kel Menton

Genres: Cork | Interviewer | Irish Writing | LGBTQI+ | Young Adults

Kel Menton (they/them) is a non-binary writer from Cork, Ireland. They did both their degree in English literature and MA in Medieval literature at UCC. When they’re not writing, Kel is a freelance drama and creative writing facilitator and mentor. They enjoy collecting fox paraphernalia, reading tarot, and dying their hair peculiar colours.Their work (articles, prose, and poetry) has been published in the Irish Examiner, Good Day Cork, and the ROPES literary journal.


Kel’s participation in the festival is supported by Cork County Council and the Creative Ireland Programme.


Arts Council - funding literature
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
CCC Library & Arts Service
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Creative Places West Cork Islands
RTÉ Supporting The Arts
Maritime Hotel