We are excited to be returning to the Bray Literary Festival, and hope to see you there!
Session: Writers Responding to Crises
- Time: 11.00am at Bray Library
Join writers Maria McManus and Rosemary Hennigan with Tony Daly from 80:20 as they discusses how writers can respond to crises in an ever-changing political landscape.
Maria is a poet. Her most recent collection is Available Light, (Arlen House). Librettos include Wretches, Ellipses and Tierra Sallada. Dance & film collaborations are BIND, EPILOGUE, DUST and TURF. Essays are published in Impermanence (Centre Culturel Irlandais/ No Alibis), The New Frontier (New Island) and The Irish Times. She founded Quotidian – Word on the Street; it includes Poetry Jukebox.
Rosemary Hennigan published her debut novel, ‘The Truth Will Out’, in March 2022. She has been shortlisted for the Benedict Kiely Short Story Competition, longlisted for the Colm Tóibín Short Story Competition, and was highly commended in the Sean O’Faolain Short Story Prize. She is a qualified solicitor who has worked in the NGO sector and is also a Fulbright Scholar.
Photo: Johnny McMillan
Join us at the Bray Literary Festival 2019 in welcoming local direct provision residents to chat about food stories and food journeys, as well as sampling some food in the Harbour Bar.
When: Sunday September 29th, 2019
Where: The Harbour Bar, 1 Strand Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
When: 12:00 – 13:00
Registration: Email email@example.com to register (free event)
Food connects and brings people together. It is something that all of us, no matter where we’re from, can share in and enjoy. Join participatory-based artist Katie Ceekay, 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World and Fighting Words in welcoming local direct provision residents to chat about food stories and food journeys, as well as sampling some food in the Harbour Bar.
Curated in a group setting, participants tell the story of their journey through recipes, ingredients, flavours and memory. Developed as part of a new project the recipes, stories, and the experiences will be documented and collected together in a short publication.
For more information check out the Bray Literary Festival 2019 programme online.
Featured photo © Karin Janssen 2019
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