Last week’s Creative Writing Course: a class with a difference! It was a pleasure to welcome an enthusiastic group of Italians to Dublin to participate in ‘Found in Translation’, co-tutored by Lia Mills and myself. You can read all about it here.
And this month I’m delighted to welcome Nuala O’Connor as my guest writer for June. Nuala’s latest collection of short stories, ‘Joyride to Jupiter’ has just been published by New Island and was launched by Lia Mills in The Gutter Bookshop in Cow’s Lane. As ever, the indomitable Bob Johnston hosted a wonderful [...]
This May was filled with activities that were very different from my normal routine. And now I’m going to contradict myself. The act of writing involves so many related activities that sometimes, it’s hard to discern just what the word ‘normal’ might mean.
This month, I’m delighted to feature the writer June Caldwell as she prepares to launch her first book of short stories ‘Room Little Darker’. Published by New Island, June will launch this collection of stories on the 31st May at 6 pm in Hodges Figgis.
Every year, during the first weekend following Easter, Margaret O’Brien of The Story House hosts an intensive Writers’ Weekend in the quirky and convivial surroundings of Brewery Lane Theatre, Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary.
Press Release: The Poverty of Lives – Women and Abuse across India and Ireland At Kimmage Development Studies Centre
The Poverty of Lives – Women and Abuse across India and Ireland At Kimmage Development Studies Centre Whitehall Road, Kimmage, DublinD12 P5YP 10.00am – 1.00pm, May 18, 2017 Organised by Catherine Dunne and Nita Mishra (ASAP-Irish Network) (Supported by KDSC, Ireland-India Institute (DCU), Gender Study Group (DSAI)
A typical April day. Bright, cold sunshine, then sudden soaking showers that race across the open countryside, stopping as abruptly as they begin. We have arrived at Springhill House, a ‘plantation house’ located at Moneymore, Co Derry.