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Danny Denton is from Cork and is currently the writer-in-residence for Cork County Library. The Earlie King & The Kid in Yellow is his first novel.

“This is a blast, this book. It’s a gangster ballad, a love story, a dystopian vision of a ooded Ireland stalked by Mister Violence. It’s full of extraordinary poetry, myth and dark hearted theatre.” MAX PORTER

Sally Rooney’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, The White Review, The Dublin Review and other publications. In 2017 she won The Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year award and was shortlisted for The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award for Mr Salary.

Sally Rooney’s second novel Normal People will be published by Faber & Faber this September, just 18 months after her highly acclaimed debut, Conversations with Friends.

“Truman Capote (with his sharpest scalpel) reborn, with more than a dash of the high intelligence of Elizabeth Bowen.” SEBASTIAN BARRY, THE GUARDIAN

Chaired by Alan McMonagle whose first novel Ithaca was nominated for the Desmond Elliott Prize for first novels and an Irish Book Award.

Tickets: €10 / €8 concession