Sunday, 13 September 2009

Talking Books


Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office does it again.

‘Talking Books’ is a series of intimate public conversations by novelist, playwright and poet Dermot Bolger with leading Irish writers about the art of writing and the everyday practices, routines and difficulties involved with creating a sustained piece of literature.

These conversations with Dermot Bolger are presented in association with the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Library Service and will take place in Deansgrange Library at 7:00 pm on the dates listed below. Admission is free, but advance booking is essential. Contact Deansgrange Library at T:01-285 0860 to reserve tickets.

Thursday 15th October @ 7:00 pm
“Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Agents and Editors, but were Afraid to Ask”
Faith O’Grady, leading literary agent and Ciara Considine, senior editor with publishers Hachette Books Ireland

Tuesday 3rd November @ 7:00 pm
Carlo Gébler, author of August in July, Life of a Drum, Father and I and A Good Day for A Dog.

Thursday 17th November @ 7:00 pm
Paul Durcan, one of Ireland’s leading poets. This autumn sees the publication of a magnificent collection Life is a Dream: Forty Years of Reading Poetry, 1967-2007, representing the whole range of Durcan’s writing.

1 comment:

Lily Sheehan said...

I really wish I lived in Ireland. You always seem in the know about whats happening! Really must make a trip to one of these events. Boyf is from Limerick so if theres anything ever happening there....