kevin barry

On Friday, April 28, writer Kevin Barry reads from his novel, Beatlebone, at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street.

Kevin Barry is the author of the novels Beatlebone and City Of Bohane and the story collections Dark Lies The Island and There Are Little Kingdoms. In addition to the Goldsmiths Prize in 2015, his awards include the IMPAC Dublin City Literary Award, the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize, and the European Union Prize for Literature. In 2016, he received a Lannan Foundation Literary Award. His stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, the Stinging Fly, and many other journals. His work has been translated into 16 languages. He also writes screenplays, stage plays and radio plays. He lives in County Sligo.

The event is part of a series presented by Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies. Free and open to the public.

The Fund for Irish Studies is generously sponsored by the Durkin Family Trust and the James J. Kerrigan, Jr. ’45 and Margaret M. Kerrigan Fund for Irish Studies.

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