Kildare Readers Festival is brought to you every year in October by Kildare County Library and Arts Service. Our ethos is to connect our readers with authors and artists, working to bring the very best from the world of literature to our audiences through the provision of exciting, innovative and accessible events. Since its inception in 2010, our festival audiences have continued to grow and we look forward to presenting you with the very best from the world of literature and the arts.
A discussion on fictional nature writing from the unique perspective of Lynn Buckle, deaf author of the evocative novella What Willow Says. Journey through her rural landscapes steeped in myth, history, family bonding, and climate change. She speaks of the susurrations of trees and explains how language and place hold meaning and purpose for storytellers.
Join her for a conversation on silence, deafness, nature, and the Anthropocene in contemporary literature with Ryan Dennis, Kildare Writer in Residence, lecturer, farmer, and author of the novel The Beasts They Turned Away.
Booking link available here.
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.