Upcoming festival appearances
The Stinging Fly is taking to the road, appearing at various festivals across the country over the coming weeks. If you'd like to see us, here are some dates to keep in mind:
Sunday, 28th June, Kells
6pm — Church of Ireland, Carmel Naughton Stage
Tuesday, 14th July, Bantry
8.30pm — Maritime Hotel
The West Cork Literary Festival will see Colin Barrett and Kevin Barry join Spill Simmer Falther Wither author Sara Baume (winner of our 2014 Davy Byrnes Award) for an evening reading and discussion of their work.
Wednesday, 15th July, Bantry
2.30pm —Maritime Hotel
Stinging Fly publisher Declan Meade will present a talk on writing and publishing in Ireland.
5pm — Bantry Library
Claire-Louise Bennett and Danielle McLaughlin (whose first collection, Dinosaurs on Other Planets, we will publish in autumn) will read and discuss their work at a special Stinging Fly Debut event.