John Kelly

John Kelly is a novelist and Ireland’s best loved arts broadcaster. His published works include The Little Hammer and Sophisticated Boom Boom. His short stories have appeared in The Stinging Fly and various anthologies. A radio play The Pipes was broadcast in 2013 by RTE, the Irish National Broadcaster. His novel From Out of the City will be published by Dalkey Archive in March 2014.

‘John Kelly is an immensely gifted writer – he can do things with the spoken language that are rare to behold and behear.’ Tom Paulin

John will be launching his latest novel From Out of the City during Irrgrønn at 17hr on Saturday 15th March in Lorry’s restaurant beside the Literaturhus.

Norwegian author Kjersti Skomsvold will launch the book and will be in conversation with John and Belinda Mc Keon directly afterwards.

For further information about John please see here