Introducing Featured Artist No. 2 Marian Sheehan Ahern

I am a mixed media artist from Cork living in Mallow for the past four years. I have a BA (Hons.) in Fine Art Printmaking and graduated in 2015 with an MA by Research through Art Practice. My work has received the Locating the Gothic Legacy Award and The Curators Choice Drawing Award. Exhibiting both nationally and internationally since 2015, my work has been included in group shows in Brazil, Japan, Germany and the USA. My

Introducing our first featured artist for 2020 Jessica Baron

Originally from Quebec, in Canada, Jessica is a contemporary visual artist based in Ballydesmond in the West of Ireland. Having painted in oils for many years, her current work depicts the unspoiledlandscapes, the contrast in light at different times, seasons and in differentweathers. Brief moments often taken just on the side of the road, captured whenthe light is just right. Bold colours and contrasts, full texture and perspective are what defines Jessica’spaintings. In

Flash Fiction 2020 Long List

Kanturk Arts Festivals’ Flash Fiction Long List 2020 So, if you’ve made it this far, congratulations – below you will find the titles only of our long list selection of 50 stories. Our judge for 2020 Breda Joy who will deliberate on the long-listed stories and decide on a shortlist of 20 stories and will have the unenviable job of deciding which of these stories will be awarded first, second and third prizes!

Breaking Into Crime Writing

_Crime Writing Workshop with Kevin Doyle _ 10 am – 1 pm Trades Union Hall Kanturk. €15 Crime writing is now one of the leading writing genres with books sales in Ireland and the UK continuing to climb. Using recent crime writing success stories, this workshop will focus on the essentials of crime writing, from plotting and pace to character and motive. The facilitator, Kevin Doyle, has wide experience of the publishing process and