New Island Celebration


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WITH DERMOT BOLGER, JUNE CALDWELL, ANTHONY GLAVIN, SINEÁD GLEESON, EDWIN HIGEL AND FAMILY OF NUALA O’FAOLAIN

VENUE Main Theatre, Smock Alley Theatre

TIME 7.30pm – 8.30pm

TICKET COST Free entry

Join New Island Books as it celebrates 25 years since its foundation, with chat and readings from some of the authors and books that have defined its history. New Island publisher Edwin Higel will talk to Dermot Bolger about the origins of New Island and some of the press’s highlights. Former New Island literary editor Anthony Glavin will chat with the family of Nuala O’Faolain about her life and the unprecedented success of her memoir Are You Somebody?. Finally, Sinéad Gleeson will talk to June Caldwell about the Irish Book Award-winning The Long Gaze Back, which Sinéad edited, and June’s subsequent publishing success.