From The Well

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Friday 15 July 2022

1:00 pm


Bantry Library

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Join us for the launch of the From the Well anthology. From The Well is the annual short story competition organised by Cork County Library and Arts Service. Twenty stories are shortlisted by Denyse Woods for publication in the anthology. Bernadette McCarthy, the winner of the competition, and Sinead Slattery and Róisín Leggett Bohan, the highly commended writers, will read their stories in this event hosted by Denyse.

Admission: Free


Bernadette McCarthy

Bernadette McCarthy lives in West Cork in Ireland with her partner Emma. She holds a PhD, specialises in Irish literature and has taught courses in University College Cork, the University...

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Sinead Slattery

Sinead Slattery is originally from Belfast but now lives in Cork. Since retiring from teaching, she has travelled extensively, especially in Africa. She was runner-up in The Michael Mc Laverty...

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Róisín Leggett Bohan

Róisín Leggett Bohan’s work can be found in various places including New Irish Writing, Southward and Poetry Ireland’s ePublication 2022. She was awarded first place for flash fiction with Southward...

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Denyse Woods

Denyse Woods is the author of six novels, including Overnight to Innsbruck (Lilliput) and Of Sea and Sand (Hoopoe) and she recently published Indian Pacific and other travels (Kobo), a...

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