Meet the writers

Here you find listings of all the writers appearing at our 2021 festival. Click on any writer to see their full biography. The writers appear alphabetically.
Madeleine D'Arcy

Madeleine D’Arcy

Cork, Fiction, Irish Writing, Short Stories

Madeleine D’Arcy is a fiction writer based in Cork City. Her début short story collection, Waiting For The Bullet (Doire…

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Oein DeBhairduin

Oein DeBhairduin

Children, Debut, Irish Publishing, Irish Writing, Memoir, Short Stories, Young Adults

Oein DeBhairduin is a creative soul with a passion for poetry, folk herbalism and preserving the beauty of Traveller tales,…

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Sasha deBuyl

Sasha deBuyl

Interviewer

Sasha de Buyl is the Director of Cúirt International Festival of Literature in Galway. She has worked for over ten…

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Danny Denton

Danny Denton

Interviewer

Danny Denton is a writer from Cork. His first novel, The Earlie King & The Kid In Yellow, was published by Granta Books…

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Martina Devlin

Martina Devlin

Interviewer

Martina Devlin is an author, journalist and podcaster. She has written 10 books, including the historical novel The House Where…

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Rachel Donohoe

Rachel Donohoe

Fiction, Irish Writing, Novel

Rachel Donohue graduated from University College, Dublin, in Philosophy and Politics before embarking on a career in communications and media…

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Adrian Duncan

Adrian Duncan

Fiction, Irish Writing, Short Stories

Adrian Duncan is an artist and writer based in Ireland and Berlin. His debut novel Love Notes from a German…

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Amanda Feery

Amanda Feery

Irish Writing, Music

Amanda Feery is a composer working with acoustic, electronic, and improvised music, who has written for chamber and vocal ensembles,…

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FELISPEAKS

FELISPEAKS

Irish Writing, Poetry

FELISPEAKS is a Nigerian-Irish Poet, Performer, Playwright from Co. Longford. As well as being a member of the Dublin City…

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Meet the Writers

Arts Council Literature
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
CCC Library & Arts Service
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Creative Europe Programme
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