Sasha de Buyl

Genres: Interviewer | Irish Writing

Sasha de Buyl is a writer and programmer from Cork. They are currently Literature and Ideas Programmer at International Literature Festival Dublin and in 2023 acted as Guest Curator for StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival. They were the Director of Cúirt International Festival of Literature in Galway from 2019-2022 and prior to this worked as Literature Officer at Creative Scotland, Scotland’s national arts funding body. Their writing has been published in Gutter, Belfield Literary Review and The Stinging Fly. Their broader writing has featured in the Irish Times, RTÉ Culture and Poetry Ireland Review as well as the anthology Nasty Women, published by 404 Ink. In 2023, they were awarded an Arts Council of Ireland Bursary for Literature. Sasha is the editor of the 2024 From The Well anthology of short stories which is published by Cork County Library and Arts Service.


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