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Are you looking for fiction, non-fiction or poetry? Maybe particular topics, or readings about Cork or West Cork? Outdoor events or free events? You’ll find them all, and more, here. Just find the topic you’re interested in and click on it to open its listing; to close the listing, simply click on the heading again.

With our Literary Festival spread across several months (and more to come!), for your convenience, we’ve added a Booking Available page with just the events that are currently available to book.

You can opt to view our Full Programme, Booking Available page, Personal Development events, Children & YA festival and listings by Writer and by Type by selecting the relevant links below. You can also Meet our Writers here.

Children's Events
24 October 2020 - 10:00 am Children’s Books Ireland Book Clinic Online | Read More
Competition
15 July 2020 - Deirdre Kingston: From the Well Online | Read More

16 July 2020 - Miriam Dunne: From the Well  Online | Read More

17 July 2020 - Alexandra Tyndale: From the Well  Online | Read More
Cork
19 November 2020 - 7:00 pm Tadhg Coakley, Louise O'Neill & Catherine Ryan Howard Zoom | Read More
Crime
19 November 2020 - 7:00 pm Tadhg Coakley, Louise O'Neill & Catherine Ryan Howard Zoom | Read More

7 December to 11 December 2020 - 7:00 pm Online Crime-Writing Workshop with Catherine Ryan Howard Zoom | Read More
Editor
14 July to 21 August 2020 - Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino Zoom | Read More

14 July to 21 August 2020 - 9:00 am Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT Zoom | Read More
Essay
29 June to 27 July 2020 - 11:00 am ONLINE: Essays, Life-Writing and Memoir with Rachel Andrews Zoom | Read More

13 October 2020 - 8:00 pm Leslie Jamison in conversation with Sinéad Gleeson Online | Read More

30 November 2020 - 7:00 pm Sara Baume and Doireann Ní Ghríofa Vimeo | Read More
Fiction
9 April 2020 - Virtual Interview Workshops Online | Read More

4 May 2020 - Interview Series - Deirdre Sullivan Online | Read More

15 May 2020 - Interview Series - Juno Dawson Online | Read More

22 May 2020 - Interview Series – Kelly McCaughrain Online | Read More

30 June to 30 July 2020 - 10:00 am ONLINE: Words Allowed: Teenage Writers with Dave Lordan and E.R. Murray Zoom | Read More

13 July to 17 July 2020 - ONLINE: Novel Writing with Paul McVeigh Zoom | Read More

13 July to 17 July 2020 - ONLINE: Get Your Short Story In Shape with Cynan Jones Zoom | Read More

15 July 2020 - Deirdre Kingston: From the Well Online | Read More

16 July 2020 - Miriam Dunne: From the Well  Online | Read More

17 July 2020 - Alexandra Tyndale: From the Well  Online | Read More

7 December to 11 December 2020 - 7:00 pm Online Crime-Writing Workshop with Catherine Ryan Howard Zoom | Read More
Free Events
15 July 2020 - Deirdre Kingston: From the Well Online | Read More

16 July 2020 - Miriam Dunne: From the Well  Online | Read More

24 October 2020 - 10:00 am Children’s Books Ireland Book Clinic Online | Read More

1 December to 24 December 2020 - Literary Advent Calendar 2020 Online | Read More
Irish Writing
19 November 2020 - 7:00 pm Tadhg Coakley, Louise O'Neill & Catherine Ryan Howard Zoom | Read More

30 November 2020 - 7:00 pm Sara Baume and Doireann Ní Ghríofa Vimeo | Read More
Memoir
29 June to 27 July 2020 - 11:00 am ONLINE: Essays, Life-Writing and Memoir with Rachel Andrews Zoom | Read More
Non-Fiction
30 November 2020 - 7:00 pm Sara Baume and Doireann Ní Ghríofa Vimeo | Read More
Podcasts
15 July 2020 - Deirdre Kingston: From the Well Online | Read More

16 July 2020 - Miriam Dunne: From the Well  Online | Read More

17 July 2020 - Alexandra Tyndale: From the Well  Online | Read More
Poetry
28 October to 16 December 2020 - 2:00 pm Poetry Writing with Jane Clarke Online | Read More

30 November 2020 - 7:00 pm Sara Baume and Doireann Ní Ghríofa Vimeo | Read More
Professional Learning
9 April 2020 - Virtual Interview Workshops Online | Read More

4 May 2020 - Interview Series - Deirdre Sullivan Online | Read More

15 May 2020 - Interview Series - Juno Dawson Online | Read More

22 May 2020 - Interview Series – Kelly McCaughrain Online | Read More

29 June to 27 July 2020 - 11:00 am ONLINE: Essays, Life-Writing and Memoir with Rachel Andrews Zoom | Read More

30 June to 30 July 2020 - 10:00 am ONLINE: Words Allowed: Teenage Writers with Dave Lordan and E.R. Murray Zoom | Read More

13 July to 17 July 2020 - ONLINE: Novel Writing with Paul McVeigh Zoom | Read More

13 July to 17 July 2020 - ONLINE: Get Your Short Story In Shape with Cynan Jones Zoom | Read More

13 July to 23 July 2020 - 10:00 am ONLINE: Travel Writing with Claire Nelson Zoom | Read More

14 July to 21 August 2020 - Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino Zoom | Read More

14 July to 21 August 2020 - 9:00 am Editor-in-Residence with Federico Andornino - SOLD OUT Zoom | Read More

16 July 2020 - 11:00 am Kate Burke: Literary Agent Zoom | Read More

28 October to 16 December 2020 - 2:00 pm Poetry Writing with Jane Clarke Online | Read More

7 December to 11 December 2020 - 7:00 pm Online Crime-Writing Workshop with Catherine Ryan Howard Zoom | Read More
Readings
15 July 2020 - Deirdre Kingston: From the Well Online | Read More

16 July 2020 - Miriam Dunne: From the Well  Online | Read More

13 October 2020 - 8:00 pm Leslie Jamison in conversation with Sinéad Gleeson Online | Read More

29 October 2020 - 7:00 pm Maeve Higgins: Maeve in America Zoom | Read More

1 December to 24 December 2020 - Literary Advent Calendar 2020 Online | Read More
Special Events
1 December to 24 December 2020 - Literary Advent Calendar 2020 Online | Read More
Teen Events
9 April 2020 - Virtual Interview Workshops Online | Read More

4 May 2020 - Interview Series - Deirdre Sullivan Online | Read More

15 May 2020 - Interview Series - Juno Dawson Online | Read More

22 May 2020 - Interview Series – Kelly McCaughrain Online | Read More

30 June to 30 July 2020 - 10:00 am ONLINE: Words Allowed: Teenage Writers with Dave Lordan and E.R. Murray Zoom | Read More

24 October 2020 - 10:00 am Children’s Books Ireland Book Clinic Online | Read More
Travel
13 July to 23 July 2020 - 10:00 am ONLINE: Travel Writing with Claire Nelson Zoom | Read More

29 October 2020 - 7:00 pm Maeve Higgins: Maeve in America Zoom | Read More
West Cork
30 November 2020 - 7:00 pm Sara Baume and Doireann Ní Ghríofa Vimeo | Read More

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