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Keep up to date with our latest West Cork Literary Festival news and announcements here. Our news is organised in categories to help you focus on what you are interested in. Simply select a category to get a listing of articles in that area – for example, all our Literary Festival news items are listed both here, and under our Literary Festival category.

Thursday 11 April 2019

New Literary Festival Site Goes Live

We’re delighted to announce that West Cork Music is launching Stage 3 of our brand new website!

Monday 1 April 2019

2019 JG Farrell Fiction Award

The J.G. Farrell Fiction Award 2019 – for the best opening chapter of a novel-in-progress by a writer resident in Munster – will this year be adjudicated by novelist Anjali Joseph.

Monday 4 March 2019

Workshops and Awards

We are delighted to announce this year's Novel Writing workshop at the 2019 West Cork Literary Festival. Online booking for this workshop is now open.We can also announce the details of the 2019 J G Farrell Award.

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Workshops - Booking Open

We are delighted to announce the details of a selection of the workshops at the 2019 West Cork Literary Festival

Saturday 22 December 2018

Sneak Preview for 2019

We are delighted to announce that Mary Robinson, Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry, Laureate na nÓg Sarah Crossan, Kit de Waal, Anne Carson, Patrick Gale and Tracey Thorn will be among those appearing at the 2019 West Cork Literary Festival. 

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