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A writer’s travels with writers in Italy by William Wall

Irlanda Italiana

is proud to present

“A writer’s travels with writers in Italy”

a presentation by

William Wall.

We would like to invite you to attend this interesting talk by novelist and poet William Wall, who will take us on a tour of the Italy he loves, the films and writers and people that have inspired him. This will be a very visual experience: projected photographs and images will tie the words to the places – Naples, Bologna, Sicily, Rome, Genoa and places between.

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 5th of September

in Cork City Library, Grand Parade at 7 pm.

Free admission 
All welcome

About the novelist and poet

William Wall is the first European Winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize (2017). He has published five novels, most recently Grace’s Day (Head of Zeus, London, 2018), three collections of short fiction including the multi-award-winning “The Islands” (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017) and “Hearing Voices Seeing Things” (Doire Press, Galway, 2016). He has published four collections of poetry including “The Yellow House” (2017) and “Ghost Estate” (2011), both from Salmon Poetry, Co. Clare. His 2005 novel “This Is The Country” was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and he has won numerous other prizes including the Sean O’Faolain prize for short fiction. His work has been translated into many languages and he translates from Italian.


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