The 29th Cúirt International Festival of Literature will take place from 8-13 April 2014. The festival will once again feature the eclectic and exciting range of Irish and international writers for which Cúirt is renowned.
When? 8-13 April 2014.
Where? Galway City, Ireland
Who? 2014 TBA
How much? Check Festival site
Festival Website: www.cuirt.ie
Past Festivals? 2013, Edna O'Brien, Seamus Heaney & Michael Longley, A.M. Homes
Previous festivals: Previous guests included- Ann Enright, Michael Gray, Louise Doughty, John Doyle, Deirdre Brennan, Rachel Hewitt, Valerie Hemingway, Clare MurphyIan Rankin, A.L. Kennedy, Claire Keegan,Pat Boran, Rupert Thomson, Colum McCann, Amy Bloom, Joyce Carol Oates & James Lasdun, Richard Bausch, Scott De Buitléir, Caitríona Ní Chléirchín ,J.M. Coetzee, Derek Walcott, Nadine Gordimer, Seamus Heaney, Allen Ginsburg, Ivan Klima, Ian McEwan, Germaine Greer, Annie Proulx, Andrea Dworkin, Chris Abani, Rebecca Miller, Carlos Fuentes, Beryl Bainbridge, John McGahern, Bei Dao, Jack Mapanje, Andre Brink, Irvine Welsh, Chuck Palahniuk, James Kelman, Julian Barnes, Van Morrison, Edward Bunker, Margaret Atwood, Rita Ann Higgins, Ronan Bennett, Jim Crace, Lorrie Moore, Irina Ratushinskaya, Tom Paulin, Eavan Boland, Galway Kinnell, Ben Okri, Mike McCormack, John Healy, Jan Morris, Paul Muldoon, Erwin James, Ariel Dorfman, Damon Galgut, Nikki Giovanni, Michael Hartnett, and many other fascinating authors.
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