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This is the world's oldest annual short story festival and is produced by the Munster Literature Centre. Some of the world's greatest writers have come to read at this festival including Louis de Bernieres Richard Ford, Jhumpa Lahiri, Yiyun Li, Edna O'Brien, Colm Toibin and many many others. Every year writers of this calibre come to Cork to engage with lively audiences through readings, workshops, seminars etc. Presented along with the festival is one of the world's most prestigious short story awards, The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, sponsored by Cork City Council.

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