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Kevin Doyle Book Launch

Kevin Doyle Book Launch

Kevin Doyle, one of the amazing writers in this year's festival, is launching his new book 'A River of Bodies' on Thursday 25th July in Easons, St. Patrick Street Cork at 6.30pm. A River of Bodies is the much awaited sequel to his brilliant debut novel 'To Keep A Bird...

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Spotlight on Kit de Waal

Spotlight on Kit de Waal

Kit de Waal is an award-winning writer whose novels place ordinary people at the centre of the story. Her debut novel,My Name is Leon(2016), was the winner of the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year 2017 and shortlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize, among others....

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Spotlight on Dermot Bolger

Spotlight on Dermot Bolger

One of Ireland’s best known writers, Dermot Bolger’s fourteen novels include The Journey Home,  Tanglewood, and The Lonely Sea and Sky, based on a famous wartime rescue by a tinty Wexford ship, the M V Kerlogue. His numerous plays include an adaption of...

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Spotlight on Mike McCormack

Spotlight on Mike McCormack

Mike McCormack is currently writer-in-residence at Villanova University in the USA.  The author of the globally-acclaimed novel Solar Bones, he was elected to the Hennessy Hall of Fame this year. He was born in London to Mayo parents in 1965 but as a young boy elected...

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Catherine Dunne

Catherine Dunne

Winner of the 2018 Irish PEN Award for Contribution to Irish Literature, Catherine Dunne is the author of ten published novels. Her one work of non-fiction, An Unconsidered People,is a social history that explores the lives of Irish immigrants in London in the 1950’s....

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TOP NAMES CONFIRMED FOR 2019

TOP NAMES CONFIRMED FOR 2019

Details of the fourth Write By The Sea 2019 Literary Festival, have been announced. With “Drawn To The Sea” as this year’s theme, the festival will takeplace in Kilmore Quay, Co Wexford on Saturday, September 28, and Sunday, September 29, after an opening reception on...

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FOURTH ANNUAL WRITE BY THE SEA LITERARY FESTIVAL

FOURTH ANNUAL WRITE BY THE SEA LITERARY FESTIVAL

The fourth annual Write By The Sea Literary Festival takes place from Friday, September 27, to Sunday, September 29, at the Stella Maris Centre in the picturesque fishing village of Kilmore Quay. Although still putting the finishing touches to this year’s programme,...

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WRITE BY THE SEA PUBLISH FIRST BOOK!

WRITE BY THE SEA PUBLISH FIRST BOOK!

The first book bearing the Write By The Sea imprint was published in January, 2019. It’s called SEA FEVER and is based primarily on deeply personal interviews the author Jackie Hayden conducted with members of the Kilmore Quay fishing community. Through their own...

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Write more, read more, and eat more fish!…

Write more, read more, and eat more fish!…

Don't forget that all weekend ticket holders for Write By The Sea 2018 are invited to attend the official launch reception on Friday evening, September 28th, where they can enjoy a complimentary buffet including award-winning seafood dishes and liquid refreshments....

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