This reading is in partnership with The Well Review a new biannual poetry and arts journal based in Sunday’s Well, Cork City. Issue One was published in February and featured work by Maram al-Masri, Ellen Bass, John Burnside, Matthew Dickman, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Nick Laird as well as Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Maggie Smith who will both read today. The Well Review also organises literary initiatives in the community such as readings and workshops. Issue Two will be published in September 2017. www.thewellreview.com. Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Maggie Smith will be in conversation with Sarah Byrne, editor of The Well Review.
Maggie Smith’s participation in the festival is supported by Cork County Council’s Arts Grants Scheme Award.