Monthly Archives: January 2016

Two Cities One Book (ii)

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Two Cities One Book (ii)

A lot of people ask about the Two Cities One Book experience and I thought I might write about it a little, in the blog. Nothing like this has ever happened to me before, it’s as new to me as it … Continue reading

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WHAT A WAY TO GO! (JULIA FORSTER Blog Tour)

Hi Julia,  thanks for taking the time to do this interview in the run up to publication. Harper, your protagonist in What a Way to Go! is a great character: likeable, believable and completely unsentimental.  Where did she come from? … Continue reading

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ROOM (the film)

I was lucky enough to get to a special preview of Room (the film) yesterday at the Lighthouse, courtesy of Element Pictures. The film is, quite simply, brilliant: beautiful, unsettling and moving.  During the Q & A afterwards it came up that … Continue reading

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ALL ADVENTUROUS WOMEN: Nollaig na mBan @ the Irish Writers Centre*, 6th January 2016

Amy Herron introduced proceedings, telling us that the eight soap-boxers were given a brief to take: ‘All adventurous women do …” as a starting pont, and that each person would speak for four minutes, from a rather precarious and wobbly … Continue reading

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FARMLEIGH WORKSHOPS

I’ll be working at Farmleigh  in the first half of 2016 as writer-in-residence, curating a series of events. First-off will be a pair of life-writing/memoir writing workshops, to be held on two consecutive Saturdays. Participants will be expected to work … Continue reading

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