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Kevin Barry: A Writer's Apprenticeship

  • 04/12/2017
  • 4:30 PM
  • Burns Library

Kevin Barry: A Writer's


Wednesday, April 12 - 4:30pm @ Burns Library

John J. Burns Library
Boston College (
Free and open to the public | Reception following | All are welcome

Kevin Barry is the author of the story collections Dark Lies The Island and There Are Little Kingdoms and the novels Beatlebone and City Of Bohane. His awards include the IMPAC Dublin City Literary Award, Goldsmiths Prize, and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. He is the Spring 2017 Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies at Boston College.

In his talk, Barry will outline the forces, influences, and circumstances that have shaped him as a writer and will offer short readings from his works.

Sponsored by the Boston College Libraries and Center for Irish Programs.

For parking and other information, please call (617) 552-6396  Ÿ bc.edu/burns

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