Oh the joy of Listowel Writers’ Week where every bookish taste bud is satisfied. Featuring this year Wed 1 June to Sun 5 June are Alice Sebold (The Lovely Bones); legendary Sir Michael Holroyd and Edward St Aubyn whose latest novel At Last comes out this month; Blake Morrison with his poignant memoirs about his parents, while Emily Barr will read from her latest novel The First Wife. As well as writers John Lynch, Catherine Dunne, Gerry Stembridge, John Boyne and best selling crime writer John Connolly.
One of the hightlights has to be ‘The Whole World Round Tour’, an evening with Joseph O’Connor, Philip King and special guests Scullion and Eimear Quinn on Saturday 4th June.
More info: www.writersweek.ie