Writers

Local Writers selected for Irish Writers Centre National Mentoring Programme

Local writers Catherine Gander and Siobhán Hoy have been selected by the Irish Writers Centre for the National Literary Mentoring programme over the next eight months from acclaimed Irish writers.  Catherine and Siobhán are among a total of 37 writers who have been selected from a total of over three hundred applicants nationally. Kildare County… Continue reading Local Writers selected for Irish Writers Centre National Mentoring Programme

Adult Fiction, Connections Through Literature

Doireann Ní Ghriofa to Close ‘Connections Through Literature’ Series

                                                In celebration of 30 years of the Irish Writers’ Centre, and in collaboration with Kildare Libraries, join us as critic and literary scholar Liam Mac Amhlaigh, of Maynooth University, discusses literature and life’s journeys with the renowned poet and essayist, Doireann Ní Ghríofa. This special event, crossing bilingually from Irish into English, promises to unpack… Continue reading Doireann Ní Ghriofa to Close ‘Connections Through Literature’ Series

Behind the Books

Orla Tinsley X G’Ra Asim: On Punk, Prose And Cross-Cultural Synergies

Saturday 21st August at 7:30Pm GMT Join writer, activist and educator Orla Tinsley as she talks about building a writing identity, creative craft, punk and friendship with G’Ra Asim, the author, musician and assistant professor who will read from his book Boyz n the Void: A Mixtape to my Brother. Available to book on Eventbrite… Continue reading Orla Tinsley X G’Ra Asim: On Punk, Prose And Cross-Cultural Synergies

Behind the Books

Connections Through Literature Online Event Series

What Is The Connections Through Literature Series? All events at Kildare Library Services are free of charge and open to everyone, but booking is required.The Connections Through Literature Series has been born out of a joint love of literature, with the goal to unite readers, writers, and artists with our audiences through the medium of… Continue reading Connections Through Literature Online Event Series