Tonight’s Culture Night offering from the Creative Writer’s of UCC offers a selection of imaginative voices from the current staff, writers and students in UCC, reflecting the energy and the diversity of UCC’s literary community.
Eibhear Walshe, Director of Creative Writing is a novelist, critic and writer of memoir and tonight he will be reading from his new novel, The Last Day at Bowen’s Court, dealing with the life of the Irish novelist, Elizabeth Bowen. At the centre of the novel is her Blitz love affair with the Canadian diplomat, Charles Ritchie, a wartime romance that inspired her most famous novel, The Heat of the Day.
Kimberly Reyes will read new poems from her upcoming book, No New Tale To Tell, chronicling her time in Cork as a Fulbright fellow at UCC.
Danny Denton is a writer from Cork. His first novel, The Earlie King & The Kid In Yellow, was published by Granta Books in 2018. He is also the editor of The Stinging Fly magazine, and writer-in-residence at University College Cork 2019-2020. Danny will read from All Along The Echo, a novel-in-progress about radio, graffiti, terrorism, a missing cat, a road trip on repeat, and living in the past. Ish.
Event will be streamed to the School of English Facebook.