Kevin Barry’s debut story collection, There Are Little Kingdoms, was a recipient of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. His first novel, City of Bohane, won the 2013 International Dublin Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award. Barry’s most recent story collection, Dark Lies the Island, won the Sunday Times Short Story Prize and was nominated for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize. He presents Beatlebone, a searing novel that blends truth and fiction—and Beatles fandom.
Events Kevin Barry was involved in
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Kevin Barry reads from and discusses his latest novel, Beatlebone.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 5:30 PM
Faculty members of the Humber School for Writers discuss the craft of writing fiction.
Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 2:00 PM
Writers debate the merits and complications of the short story form.
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 8:00 PM
Authors Kevin Barry, Craig Davidson, Paul Harding, Colum McCann and C.K. Stead share their latest works.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 5:00 PM
Author Kevin Barry discusses his creative process and some of the unique challenges and opportunities that writing and publishing present today.