Galway’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature runs this year from April 23rd to the 30th. The full programme of readings, interviews, performances, and master classes can be downloaded here

On Saturday 29th April  there will be a reading by Claire-Louise Bennett and Mia Gallagher at 12pm in the Town Hall Theatre. Tickets are €8-€10, and can be purchased here.  

 Claire-Louise Bennett’s work has appeared in gorseThe White ReviewHarper’sThe New York Times, and The Millions, among others. We launched Pond, her highly acclaimed debut short-story collection at the Cúirt Festival in 2015.
Mia Gallagher is the author of two novels, Hellfire, which won the the Irish Tatler Literature Award (2007), and Beautiful Pictures of the Lost Homeland (2016). Her short fiction has been published internationally. She guest-edited our Winter 2016-17 Fear & Fantasy issue