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Winter Papers Launch with Kevin Barry

12 November , 7:00 pm 8:00 pm GMT


Winter Papers Launch with Kevin Barry, Roisin Kiberd, Tim MacGabhann, and Kerri ní Dochartaigh.

Join editor Kevin Barry and contributors to celebrate the publication of the sixth volume of Winter Papers. Winter Papers is an annual anthology for the arts in Ireland and beyond. Featuring fiction, essays, photography, and visual art, along with artists in-conversation pieces, its annual publication is an eagerly anticipated event.

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Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry is the author of three novels and three short story collections, including most recently Night Boat to Tangier and That Old Country Music. He also writes plays and screenplays. He lives in Co Sligo.

Roisin Kiberd

Roisin Kiberd has been published in the Dublin Review, The Stinging Fly, the White
Review, the Guardian and others, and wrote a column on internet subcultures for
Vice. Her book, The Disconnect, will be published by Serpent’s Tail in 2021.

Tim MacGabhann

Tim MacGabhann is the author of Call Him Mine and How to Be Nowhere. His
fiction, non-fiction, and poetry also appear in gorse, The Stinging Fly, and the Dublin Review. He lives in Mexico City.

Kerri Ní Dochartaigh

Kerri ní Dochartaigh lives in an old stone railway cottage in the middle of Ireland.
She writes about nature, literature, and place. Her first book, Thin Places, will be
published by Canongate in January 2021.

This is an online event

In the midst of these further strange and uncertain times, Dublin Book Festival is here to offer solace. While the Main Festival will still run this year from 27th November to 6th December with a myriad of events to explore from home, given the move to level 5 restrictions, the DBF team really wanted to play a small part in offering people some entertainment, comfort, and inspiration at this time. Welcome to The DBF Snug, a specially curated package of events, which will run from Tuesday 10th November to Friday 13th November.

Join us in John Boorman‘s estate, seek parenting advice from Dr Malie Coyne, escape to nature with Richard Nairn, and celebrate the launch of the next issue of Winter Papers with Kevin Barry and contributors. On Friday, we welcome Former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese to celebrate the publication of her memoirs. So sit back, snuggle up, and let Dublin Book Festival do the rest.