Munster Literature Centre
Ionad Litríochta an Deisceart


Creative Director

Patrick Cotter

Patrick Cotter is an Irish poet, born in Cork City where he still lives. His poems have been published in journals such as the Financial Times, The London Review of Books, Poetry and Poetry Review. He is a recipient of the Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry. His poems have been translated into over a dozen languages and he has given readings of his work across the Northern Hemisphere. Sonic White Poise is his third full-length collection.

Publications Officer

James O’Leary

James O’Leary is a poet from Cork. His first chapbook is There are Monsters in this House (Southword Editions, 2018) and a second chapbook is forthcoming from Well Review Editions in late 2022. His poetry-films have screened at festivals in Ireland, Scotland and Canada.

Operations Officer

Kate Moore

Kate Moore is a writer & playwright from Kerry now based in Cork City. She has previously been produced in the Everyman, Cork Arts Theatre, Siamsa Tire Theatre and by UCC Dramat. She has been published by the Irish Times and Wild Words Book Festival, and is currently under mentorship from Children’s Books Ireland.