Public Reading – Kevin Barry




Department of English and the School of Canadian Irish Studies

Monday, February 10, 2014, 6:30 pm

Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West

Room H-763 (7th

Kevin Barry is the author of two short story collections, There Are Little Kingdoms (2007) and

Dark Lies The Island (2012), and one novel, City Of Bohane, which won the very prestigious

International Dublin Literary Award in 2013. He has also won the Sunday Times EFG Short Story

Prize, the European Union Prize for Literature, the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, and the

Authors Club Best First Novel Award. He has been short-listed for the Frank O’Connor Short

Story Award and the Costa First Novel Prize. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Best

European Fiction, the Granta Book of the Irish Short Story and many other journals. He also

writes screenplays, plays and graphic stories. He lives in County Sligo.