Town and Country:
New Irish Short Stories
Readings by selected authors Saturday, 21 September @ 4pm
Triskel Christchurch, Tobin St., Cork. Tickets available at door.
Two contributors to the recent Faber anthology, Julian Gough and Patrick McCabe will read and participate in a public interview with editor Kevin Barry.
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. Photo © John Minihan
Julian Gough sang on four albums by Toasted Heretic. He is the author of three novels Juno & Juliet, Jude in Ireland and Jude in London and a poetry collection Free Sex Chocolate. He has won the BBC National Short Story Award and has been shortlisted, twice, for the Everyman Bollinger Woodhouse Prize. http://www.juliangough.com/
Patrick McCabe was born in Monaghan in 1955. His novels include The Dead School, The Butcher Boy, Breakfast on Pluto and Winter Wood. He has written for screen and stage and is currently working on a novel and a book of short stories. His latest book Goodbye Mr Fish/Hello Mr Rat will be published September 2013.