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Kevin Barry


Kevin Barry to read at the Cork International Short Story Festival

 Photo © Murdo MacLeod

Reading Saturday, 22 September with Will Boast @ 4.15pm
Triskel Christchurch, Tobin Street, Cork


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Kevin Barry is the author of the story collections Dark Lies The Island and There Are Little Kingdoms and the novel City Of Bohane. He recently won the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize. He has also been awarded the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize and the Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year. His stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Best European Fiction, the Granta Book of the Irish Short Story and many other journals and anthologies. His plays have been performed in Ireland and the US. He also works on screenplays, essays, and graphic stories. He lives in County Sligo.



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'True Characters': interview with Barry in the Irish Times

'Fjord of Killary'--story in the New Yorker

Review of Dark Lies the Island by Chris Power (Guardian)




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