Stonyhurst literary festival

SUCCESS STORY: Lancashire-born author, Jo Baker. (s)
SUCCESS STORY: Lancashire-born author, Jo Baker. (s)

Stonyhurst College’s first ever literary festival will be an exciting and interesting weekend of talks, readings, book signings and workshops.

The festival, to be held in the college’s top refectory from Thursday, June 23rd, to Sunday, June 26th, will feature authors including Lancashire-born Jo Baker, author of “Offcomer” and winner of three Arts Council of Northern Ireland awards. Other guest will include poet Conor O’Callaghan, winner of the Patrick Kavanagh poetry award, and the acclaimed Diran Adebayo, who wrote “Some Kind of Black.”

Admission to all events is free of charge and light refreshments will be available at the college for the duration of the weekend.