Programme 2021

Scroll down to see our 2021 events below.
Previous Proper Book event

Start Your Story

30 January 202110:00 am
Zoom
€25
Credit: Claire O'Rorke

Danielle McLaughlin: The Art of Falling Book Launch

4 February 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Billy O’Callaghan: Life Sentences

24 February 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Jan Carson, Lucy Caldwell, Adrian Duncan, Louise Kennedy & John Patrick McHugh

6 April 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Unlaunched: Martina Evans, Victoria Kennefick and Aoife Lyall

29 April 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Jamie O’Connell: Diving For Pearls

3 June 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Women On Nature

10 June 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Crime Writing workshop with Andrea Carter

15 June to 8 July 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€200

Memoir & Life-writing workshop with Alexandra Heminsley

17 June to 15 July 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€200

Short Story workshop with Louise Kennedy

14 June to 18 June 202110:30 am
Zoom
€200

Bi-lingual Takin’ the Mic: Paddy Bushe agus Aifric Mac Aodha

22 June 20217:00 pm
Online
€0

Mel O’Doherty: Fallen

24 June 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Why the Moon Travels – Oein DeBhairduin

2 July 2021
Online
Free

Mary McGill: The Visibility Trap

2 July 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Nektaria Anastasiadou: A Recipe for Daphne

3 July 20213:00 pm
Zoom
€5

The Fish Anthology

4 July 20215:00 pm
Online
FREE

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

5 July 20215:00 pm
Zoom
€60

Literary Agent: Robert Caskie

5 July 20215:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Nuala O’Connor & Connie Palmen

5 July 20217:00 pm
Online
Free

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

6 July 202111:30 am
Zoom
€60

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

7 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

8 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

Diversity in Children’s and YA Literature

8 July 20217:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating – Adiba Jaigirdar

9 July 2021
Online
Free
Previous Proper Book event

Picture This with Children’s Books Ireland

9 July 202110:25 am
Zoom
€25

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

9 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

Torrey Peters: Detransition, Baby

9 July 20218:00 pm
Zoom
€8

Cauvery Madhavan: The Tainted

10 July 202112:00 pm
Bantry House
€10

The Book Clinic

10 July 202112:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Rachel Donohue & Anne Griffin

10 July 20213:00 pm
Bantry House
€10

Rónán Hession: Panenka

10 July 20216:00 pm
Bantry House
€10

The Tolü and Feli Show

10 July 20218:00 pm
Vimeo
€5

Alannah Hopkin: A Very Strange Man

11 July 202112:00 pm
Bantry House
€10

Seán Hewitt & Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe

11 July 20213:00 pm
Bantry House
€10

Lisa McInerney & Eimear Ryan

11 July 20216:00 pm
Bantry House
€10
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Kate O’Riordan: Smother

11 July 20218:00 pm
Vimeo
€5

John Connell: The Running Book

12 July 202112:00 pm
Bantry House
€10

Graham Norton: Home Stretch

12 July 20213:00 pm
Bantry House
€20

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

12 July 20215:00 pm
Zoom
€60

Louise Kennedy & Stephen Walsh

12 July 20216:00 pm
Bantry House
€10

Miek Zwamborn & Michele Hutchison

12 July 20217:00 pm
Online
Free

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

13 July 20215:00 pm
Zoom
€60

Colin Hassard & Dimitra Xidous

13 July 20216:00 pm
Zoom
Free
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REPRO FREE

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Lisa Harding & Fíona Scarlett

13 July 20218:00 pm
Vimeo
€5

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

14 July 202111:00 am
Zoom
€60

Alexandra Heminsley: Some Body To Love

14 July 20215:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Bonnie Tsui: Why We Swim

14 July 20218:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

15 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

Carol Isaacs: The Wolf of Baghdad

15 July 20216:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Experiments in Empathy: Ellen Bass & Tom Moore

15 July 20218:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Words Allowed: Teenage Writers workshop with Dave Lordan and E.R. Murray

11 June to 16 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€120

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

16 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

Emily Cooper & Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal

16 July 20216:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Christy Lefteri: Songbirds

16 July 20218:00 pm
Zoom
€8

Poetry workshop with Raymond Antrobus

19 July to 23 July 20212:00 pm
Zoom
€200

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

19 July 20215:00 pm
Zoom
€60

Jaap Robben & Lize Spit

19 July 20217:00 pm
Online
Free

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

20 July 202111:30 am
Zoom
€60

Departures Volume III: Co. Cork with Billy O’Callaghan, Jack O’Rourke and Alice Taylor

20 July 20216:30 pm
Online
Free

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

21 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

22 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

Joanna Walsh: Seed

22 July 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Young Writer Delegates showcase

23 July 20211:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

23 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

26 July 20215:00 pm
Zoom
€60

Jelmer Mommers: How Are We Going To Explain This?

26 July 20217:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

27 July 202111:30 am
Zoom
€60

A Thing I Cannot Name: Amanda Feery & Megan Nolan

27 July 20217:00 pm
Zoom
€5

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

28 July 202111:30 am
Zoom
€60

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

29 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

The 32: An Anthology of Irish Working-Class Voices

29 July 20217:00 pm
Zoom
Free

Editor in Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

5 July to 30 July 2021
Zoom
€60

Editor-in-Residence: Aoife K. Walsh

30 July 202110:00 am
Zoom
€60

On Midnight Beach – Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick

29 September 2021
Free

Madeleine D’Arcy: Liberty Terrace

21 October 20214:00 pm
Bantry Bookshop
Free

J.R. Thorp: Learwife

13 November 20217:30 pm
€6 in person; €4 live stream

Popular Fiction workshop with Carmel Harrington

15 November to 19 November 20216:00 pm
Zoom
€200

Literary Advent Calendar 2021

1 December to 24 December 2021
Free

Winter Papers

28 December 20217:00 pm
Online
Free

Writer in Residence: Sarah Byrne

1 December to 28 February 2022

Programme 2021

Arts Council 70
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
CCC Library & Arts Service
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Creative Europe Programme
RTÉ Supporting The Arts
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