Saturday 25 March - 2:00pm
Free entry – registration essential: this event is for writers that earn or aspire to earn some or all of their income from writing. 2pm – 4pm REGISTER
Tuesday 18 April - Sunday 23 April - 12:00pm
Paul Howard, Eileen Battersby and Anne Sebba, William Wall, Billy O’Callaghan and Alan McMonagle are the first of the writers to be announced for the 13th outing of the Cork World Book Festival running 18-23 April 2017 at Cork City library, at Triskel Christchurch and on Cork’s Grand Parade.
Thursday 20 April - 8:30pm
FRANCE AND ITS WOMEN – past and present.
Reading and discussion with Anne Sebba, author of Les Parisiennes.
In conversation with Dr. Mary Noonan, French Department, UCC.
Friday 21 April - 8:30pm
Writers from Slovenia and Turkey will give short readings and engage in a discussion with their publisher, Susan Curtis-Kojakovic, founder of Istros Books. The discussion will be facilitated by Irish Times writer and journalist Eileen Battersby
Saturday 22 April - 2:30pm
Eileen Battersby in conversation with Eibhear Walshe
Saturday 22 April - 4:00pm
With Paul Howard aka Ross O’Carroll-Kelly.
Paul and Ross will come together to read from and talk about Ross’s latest comic novel, ‘Game of Throw-ins’, which is about Ross’s mid-life crisis (he is 35 and feeling the loss of all potential never realised).
Saturday 22 April - 8:00pm
With Alan McMonagle and Billy O’Callaghan
Each year we end the Festival with a celebration of new fiction and this year is no exception.