Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry to appear at Mountains to Sea Festival
Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry is set to appear at this year’s Mountains to Sea Festival. The festival is a key event on the literary calendar, bringing readers and writers together for a yearly celebration of books and writing.
Hosted by Evelyn O’Rourke, this special event will explore nature and the natural world in Sebastian’s writing, while also reflecting on his role as Laureate thus far.
Time and date: Friday 29 March at 8:30pm
Venue: Pavilion Theatre
Sebastian Barry is the second Laureate for Irish Fiction and was awarded the honour by the Arts Council in early 2018. 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 University College Dublin (UCD) and New York University (NYU).