The Long Night of the Short Story comes to VISUAL, Carlow on 21 December 2017. Curated by Anne Enright in her final event as Laureate, the evening also includes writers Colin Walsh, Nicole Flattery, Belinda McKeon and Sally Rooney, with musical responses from Little John Nee.
The Laureate for Irish Fiction presents the Long Night of the Short Story.
Five writers, five short stories, with musical responses from Little John Nee. Prepare to be entranced by a Long Night of the Short Story, where writers take it all the way to the sweet or bitter end. Curated by Anne Enright, the evening includes writers Colin Walsh, Nicole Flattery, Belinda McKeon, Sally Rooney and Enright herself.
Anne Enright is the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction and was awarded the honour by the Arts Council in 2015. The Laureate for Irish Fiction promotes Irish literature nationally and internationally and encourages the public to engage with high quality Irish fiction. The Laureate for Irish Fiction has been developed by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and is supported by the Irish Times, University College Dublin (UCD) and New York University (NYU).
Venue: VISUAL, Carlow
Date: Thursday, 21 December
Time: 7 p.m. (runs for approximately 3 hours including interval)
Tickets: €5, all proceeds go to the Peter McVerry Trust
For bookings see: https://mpv.tickets.com/?agency=VCMS_MPV&orgid=52270&eventId=13181
For more information on the Laureate for Irish Fiction see www.artscouncil.ie/laureate