Literature meets farming life at this evening of book reading and discussion with two acclaimed writers.
Jane Clarke is poet and author of two highly acclaimed collections, The River and When the Tree Falls (Bloodaxe Books 2015 & 2019) . Jane grew up on a farm in Co. Roscommon and now lives in Glenmalure, Co Wicklow.
Ryan Dennis is the author of the novel The Beasts They Turned Away, published by époque press in March 2021. He is a Fulbright alumnus and PhD in creative writing, and has taught writing at the University of Education, Schwäbisch Gmünd, the National University of Ireland, Galway and Maynooth University, where he was the writer-in-residence in 2021-2022. In 2020 he founded The Milk House, an initiative to showcase the work of those writing on rural subjects in order to help them find greater audiences. Currently, Ryan is working on a memoir that investigates why family farming has nearly come to an end in the United States.
Admission: FREE for Burrenbeo members and Farming for Nature Network Day Ticket holders/ €5 for non-members