- 17 Apr 13
John Boyne, Ben Anderson and Paolo Tullio are also among those appearing...
The Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas returns to the ancestral home of the McMorrough Kavanaghs, High Kings of Leinster, in Borris for its second year this June with a really interesting line-up of guests speakers.
Taking place on the weekend of June 8-9, the festival will build on the success of its 2012 maiden outing in which Colm Toibin, Lionel Shriver, John Banville, Stephen Frears, Mike Scott, AC Grayling and others visited the small Carlow village.
This years festival will bring together novelists, journalists, film-makers, poets, theatre directors, war correspondents, biographers, artists and political commentators, for a weekend of dialogue and discussion.
Curated by Vivienne Guinness, Eleanor O’Keefe and Catherine-Anne Heaney, 2013s line-up will include Martin Amis, PJ Harvey, Ann Enright, Ben Anderson, Isabel Fonseca, John Boyne, Fintan O'Toole, John Lanchester, Niall Toner, Paolo Tullio, Selina Guinness, Selina Hastings, Donal Ryan, Polly Devlin, Don McCullin, Mariella Frostrup, Ben Okri, Paul Murray, Olivia O’Leary, Giles Duley, Colm O’Gorman, Dorothy Cross, Kevin Power, Lenny Abrahamson, Michael Craig Martin, Peter Somerville-Large, Sean Hardie, Sinead Gleeson and lots more.
Tickets and full line-up information are available here