Saturday 26 May
Fiction Workshop with Sean O'Reilly
The Stinging Fly on Tour presents a one-day workshop that will focus on work in progress. Each participant will be expected to submit work in advance, and all work submitted will be shared prior to the workshop. In-depth discussion of participants' work will form the basis of the workshop.
The Stinging Fly on Tour is funded by the Arts Council
Sean O’Reilly runs The Stinging Fly's 'New Way to Fly' Novel Workshop. His own published work includes Curfew and Other Stories, the novels Love and Sleep and The Swing of Things, and Watermark (The Stinging Fly Press). He has been writer in residence with Dublin City Council, Fingal Country Council and IADT, Dun Laoghaire. He has also led writing workshops at Listowel, Cúirt and the Irish Writers' Centre.
Time : 10am. Price €50.00
Wednesday 30 May
Stinging Fly Showcase Event
With readings by the novelist, Emer Martin, short-story writer, Mary Costello, and poets, Alan Jude Moore and Leeanne Quinn. Plus music from special guest, Briana Corrigan (The Beautiful South), who has recently released her second solo album, Redbird.
The Stinging Fly literary magazine has worked since 1997 to publish and promote the best new Irish and international writing. This showcase event is supported by the Arts Council's touring programme.
7.30-- 9 pm Admission Free
Droichead Arts Centre, Barlow House, Narrow West Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Tel: + 353 041 9875140