Meet the Writers

Here you find listings of the writers who appeared at our 2022 festival. Click on any writer to see their full biography. The writers appear alphabetically.
Hugh Travers

Hugh Travers

Comedy, Irish Writing, Music, Theatre, West Cork

Hugh Travers is a writer for theatre, film and TV. Theatre credits include These Stupid Things, LAMBO and Clear The Air. Screen credits include Trial…

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Jessica Traynor

Jessica Traynor

Interviewer, Irish Writing, Poetry

Jessica Traynor was born in Dublin in 1984 and is a poet, essayist and librettist. Her debut collection, Liffey Swim (Dedalus Press,…

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Jo Unwin

Jo Unwin

Agent, Professional Development

Jo Unwin runs JULA – a dynamic literary agency that represents bestselling and debut authors. Prior to becoming an agent,…

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Mary Watson

Mary Watson

Fiction, Irish Writing, Novel, Young Adults

Mary Watson grew up in Cape Town during the apartheid years and did her Masters in Creative Writing with André…

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Sarah Webb

Sarah Webb

Children, Irish Writing, Professional Development

Sarah Webb is an award-winning children’s writer and creative writing teacher. She runs creative writing clubs for children and reviews…

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Denyse Woods

Denyse Woods

Cork, Interviewer

Denyse Woods is the author of six novels, including Overnight to Innsbruck (Lilliput) and Of Sea and Sand (Hoopoe) and…

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Caitlin Young

Caitlin Young

Irish Writing, New & Emerging Writing, Young Writer Delegate

Caitlin Young is a writer and editor living in Belfast. Her poetry, fiction and non-fiction has been published in Sonder…

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Miek Zwamborn

Miek Zwamborn

Miek Zwamborn is a Dutch author, translator and artist. Her practice often delves into archival collections, drawing on the suggestive…

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Meet the Writers

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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