Kildare Library & Arts Services has announced that Kildare Readers Festival returns to venues across the County from Monday, 3rd October to Sunday, 9th October 2022.
Screen Writing: An Evening with Author Wayne Byrne. Moderated by Novelist Lindsay J.
In a short span of time, prolific writer Wayne Byrne has authored a series of books which have been released to high acclaim as among the best literary works available on Cinema culture. Published by the likes of Columbia University Press, McFarland Books, Wallflower Press, and Equinox Publishing, Byrne’s bibliography includes The Cinema of Tom DiCillo: Include Me Out (2018), Burt Reynolds on Screen (2019), the award-winning Nick McLean Behind the Camera: The Life and Works of a Hollywood Cinematographer (2020), and the #1 best-seller Welcome to Elm Street: Inside the Film and Television Nightmares (2022). For his debut Kildare Readers Festival appearance, Byrne will be interviewed by author and screenwriter Lindsay J. Sedgwick.
Wayne Byrne is a former journalist for Ireland’s iconic Hot Press magazine and has written for the likes of The Irish Times, Film Ireland, and Books Ireland. He is anticipating the release of two new books, Walter Hill: The Cinema of a Hollywood Maverick and Hired Guns: Women of the Road and on Record in Alternative Music (co-written with Amanda Kramer, keyboardist/vocalist of The Psychedelic Furs, Siouxsie Sioux, 10,000 Maniacs, World Party).
Venue: Naas Library
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.