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Granta 135: New Irish Writing Out Now

Ireland has one of the world’s most distinguished literary traditions. In the latest issue of Granta, we showcase contemporary Irish fiction, memoir, poetry and photography.

Contributors include Colin Barrett, Kevin Barry, Sara Baume, Lucy Caldwell, John Connell, Emma Donoghue, Roddy Doyle, Belinda McKeon, Siobhán Mannion, Mary O’Donoghue, Sally Rooney, Donal Ryan, Colm Tóibín and William Wall; with poetry from Tara Bergin, Leontia Flynn and Stephen Sexton; photography by Doug DuBois, Stephen Dock and Birte Kaufmann; and original portraits of the authors by acclaimed street photographer Eamonn Doyle.

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Events

Thursday 21 AprilLaunch at Cúirt Literary Festival, Galway, UK, 9.30 p.m.
Launch event with Colin Barrett, Kevin Barry, Sara Baume, Siobhán Mannion, Sally Rooney and William Wall.

Tuesday 26 April, Hodges Figgis Bookshop, Dublin, Ireland, 6 p.m.
Event with Roddy Doyle and other contributors.

Wednesday 27 AprilShakespeare and Company, Paris, France, 7 p.m.
Panel discussion with Sara Baume, Lucy Caldwell and Sally Rooney. Chaired by Sigrid Rausing.

Thursday 28 AprilFoyles, London, UK, 7 p.m.
Panel discussion with Sara Baume, Lucy Caldwell and Sally Rooney. Chaired by Peggy Hughes.

Wednesday 4 May, The Center for Fiction, New York, USA, 7 p.m.
Event with Belinda McKeon, Mary O’Donoghue, Sally Rooney, Stephen Sexton and Colm Tóibín. Co-hosted by the Irish Arts Center.

Thursday 5 May, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA, USA, 6.30 p.m.
Event with Belinda McKeon, Mary O’Donoghue, Sally Rooney, Stephen Sexton and Colm Tóibín. Hosted by the Harvard Bookstore.

Sunday 15 May, Norwich Literary Festival, Norwich Writers’ Centre, Norwich, UK,
12.30 p.m. & 7.30 p.m.

Saturday 11 June, Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas, Borris House, Borris, Carlow, Ireland.
Panel discussion with Sara Baume, Lucy Caldwell and Donal Ryan.

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