Y oughal’s inaugural Moby Dick literary festival took place on March 16th – 18th 2012. One of the highlights of the festival was the panel discussion on the famous novel on Friday 16th March 2012 at 5pm in the Walter Raleigh Hotel. This was broadcast live on webcam and can be viewed here on this site.
Chaired by Tim Magee, the panel consisted of Dr. Laurie Robertson-Lorant (Melville specialist and author), Tim Severin (Leading adventure author) and John Stack (Youghal man and leading novelist) discussing the Moby Dick novel and why it is still relevant to today’s literary students both in the US where the book is studied in high school and here in Ireland. This discussion was be broadcast live to the USA. If you would like to watch the recorded webcast, click below and enjoy!
Moby Dick Literary Festival recorded webcast – Friday, March 16th 2012
For more information about Youghal4All and the inaugural Moby Dick Literary Festival, please visit the Youghal4All website below: