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.
Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer

Non-Fiction

Geoff Dyer is an award-winning author of ten non-fiction books and four novels, including Out of Sheer Rage, Yoga for…

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Em Egan Reeve

Em Egan Reeve

Irish Writing, New & Emerging Writing, West Cork, Young Writer Delegate

Em Egan Reeve is a writer based in West Cork. Em writes about a wide range of topics, but at…

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Kathy Fish

Kathy Fish

Fiction, Flash Fiction, Professional Development

Kathy Fish’s stories have been widely published in journals, anthologies, and textbooks. Her work has been published or is forthcoming…

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Sarah Fitzgerald

Sarah Fitzgerald

Irish Writing, New & Emerging Writing

Sarah Fitzgerald is from Offaly. Her blog is a marriage of two of her greatest passions: writing and disability activism….

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Fionn Foley

Fionn Foley

Comedy, Irish Writing, Music, Theatre, West Cork

Fionn Foley is an award-winning actor, writer and composer. Recent writing and composition credits include Tonic, Brendan Galileo for Europe, and Fierce Notions….

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Yan Ge

Yan Ge

Fiction, Novel, Translation

Yan Ge was born in Sichuan, China in 1984. She is a fiction writer in both Chinese and English. She…

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Matthew Geden

Matthew Geden

Cork, Interviewer, Irish Writing, Poetry, Professional Development

Matthew Geden was born and brought up in the English Midlands, moving to Kinsale in 1990. His work has been…

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Marie Gethins

Marie Gethins

Cork, Flash Fiction, Interviewer

Marie Geth­ins has interviewed more than 20 authors on short fiction including George Saunders, Stuart Dybek, Tania Hershman, Danielle McLaughlin…

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Neo Florence Gilson

Neo Florence Gilson

Irish Writing, New & Emerging Writing

Neo Florence Gilson is from Kimberley, South Africa, and currently lives in Ireland. A poet, writer, singer, storyteller, and motivational…

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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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