News

Keep up to date with our latest West Cork Literary Festival news and announcements here.

Our news is organised in categories to help you focus on what you are interested in. Simply select a category to get a listing of articles in that area – for example, all our Literary Festival news items are listed both here, and under our Literary Festival category.

#SixDaysOfChristmas - Day 4
Thursday 19 December 2019

#SixDaysOfChristmas - Day 4

We've read an advance copy of Eimear McBride's new novel Strange Hotel and we're so excited that she's coming back to West Cork this summer to tell us all about it.

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#SixDaysOfChristmas - Day 3
Wednesday 18 December 2019

#SixDaysOfChristmas - Day 3

We're on #DayThree of our #SixDaysOfChristmas sneak peeks. It gives us huge pleasure to tell you that Jung Chang will be joining us in #Bantry in July.

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#SixDaysOfChristmas - Day 2
Tuesday 17 December 2019

#SixDaysOfChristmas - Day 2

It's Day Two of our Six Days Of Christmas announcements. Paul Muldoon is coming to West Cork in July to read from his work AND to teach a five-day poetry workshop!

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Six Days of Christmas Gift
Monday 16 December 2019

Six Days of Christmas Gift

We'll release our #WCLF2020 line-up in the spring but each day this week we'll announce one name as a little Six Days Of Christmas gift.

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Books for Christmas
Monday 16 December 2019

Books for Christmas

Our director, Eimear, was on The Arts House on Cork’s 96FM and C103FM on Sunday 15 December chatting about books published this year that she would recommend as Christmas presents. Here’s a list of all the books she mentioned.

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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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Maritime Hotel