Sarah Rees Brennan & Ted Deppe—Friday 19 July 7:30 p.m. Dubliner Sarah Rees Brennan is the bestselling author of The Devil’s Lexicon trilogy and a new romantic gothic mystery, Unspoken. Her works have frequently made the ALA Top Ten Best Book lists. Ted Deppe’s four books of poetry include Orpheus on the Red Line (Tupelo) & Cape Clear: New & Selected Poems (Salmon).
Kevin Barry—Saturday 20 July 7:30 p.m. Kevin Barry is the strikingly original author of City of Bohane (currently short-listed for the IMPAC Dublin award) and two collections of short stories, There are Little Kingdoms (which won the Rooney Prize) and Dark Lies the Island. Born in Limerick, he currently makes his home in County Sligo.
Nancy Holder & Annie Deppe—Sunday 21 July 7:30 p.m. Writer Nancy Holder is a New York Times bestselling author and five-times winner of the Bram Stoker award. She has published many novels, including tie-ins with Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Smallville, and Angel. Poet Annie Deppe is the author of Sitting in the Sky and Wren Cantata, both published by Summer Palace. She lives in Connemara.
Joan Newmann & Kate Newmann—Tuesday 23 July 7:30 p.m. Winner of the Craobh Na hÉigse Award for a lifetime of poetry, Joan Newmann’s collections include Prone Kate’s books include The Blind Woman in the Blue House & I am a Horse. Belongings joins full-length collections of bothJoan and Kate. Together, they cofounded Summer Palace Press. They split their time between Donegal & Belfast.
The Grand Finale— Wednesday 24 July 7:30 Please join us for a lively evening of contemporary fiction and poetry, with readings by students in the Stonecoast MFA programme: Frank Ard, Michael Barry, Erin Lyn Bodin, Holly P. Evers, Patricia France, Amanda Johnston, Rebecca Kightlinger, Andrea Lani, Danielle Rose, & Enza Vescera.
All readings are free and open to the public and take place in Dingle Book Shop For more information, phone 066-915-2433