Wednesday 15 July 2020

Wild Atlantic Words literary - Short Story Festival

Wild Atlantic Words literary festival:
6th – 11th October 2020, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland

“Celebrating the literary tradition of Ireland’s west coast”— WILD ATLANTIC WORDS LITERARY FESTIVAL

Sally Rooney confirmed for this year’s Wild Atlantic Words literary festival in Castlebar

The Wild Atlantic Words literary festival is delighted to announce that Sally Rooney will be taking part in this year’s festival in her home town of Castlebar. The critically acclaimed author of Conversations With Friends and Normal People is the first high profile guest to be revealed on this autumn’s line-up. ‘Conversations with Sally Rooney’ will take place on Friday, October 9th, and full details will be announced in due course.

Founded in 2016, the Wild Atlantic Words literary festival takes place in Castlebar, Co Mayo, every October. The festival aims to celebrate the literary heritage of our rugged coastline over a weekend of readings, recitals, debates and reflection, while also acknowledging our new and emerging writers.

The festival also features a short story competition, judged this year by Lisa McInerney. Click here for details.

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