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HOWL New Irish Writing editor Lauren O'Donovan had the great fortune to be in conversation with Laura Cassidy from Banshee, Joanne McCarthy from The Waxed Lemon, Mich Maroney from Swerve Magazine, and Rosie Morris from The Four Faced Liar at the Cork World Book Festival's Spotlight on Literary Journals at Cork City Library on April 24th, 2024. Photographed below with Róisín Leggett Bohan (HOWL) and Eimear Ryan (Banshee).

The discussion explored what goes into publishing a literary journal, the impact on readers and writers alike, and the future of literary publishing in an increasingly digital world.

The 20th anniversary of Cork World Book Festival runs until April 28th 2024 with a full programme of events.

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