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.

Start Your Story: Children's Writers Event
Thursday 21 January 2021

Start Your Story: Children's Writers Event

This beginner's guide to writing and illustrating for children is presented by West Cork Literary Festival in association with Children’s Books Ireland and Sarah Webb.

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Call for YA Writers & Artists
Wednesday 20 January 2021

Call for YA Writers & Artists

Following the success of the previous My Life In Strips activity and recent publication of the comic, West Cork Music is delighted to invite young people to join in the final year of these workshops.

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December Literary Events
Friday 4 December 2020

December Literary Events

Kevin Barry in conversation with Una Mannion, John Patrick McHugh and Oonagh Montague, three of the contributors to Winter Papers 6.

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The Perfect Festive Gift
Friday 4 December 2020

The Perfect Festive Gift

What better gift this festive season than one of our Festival gift vouchers? Any amount, any festival! The perfect gift for chamber music, literary or traditional music aficionados.

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Literary Advent Calendar
Tuesday 24 November 2020

Literary Advent Calendar

So many incredible books by Irish authors and authors living in Ireland were released this year, without the usual fanfare of festivals and launches. We’re delighted to celebrate a small selection of these authors here and we’ve invited twenty-four writers to submit a short video reading from their new books.

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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