Conjuring the Contemporary Irish Gothic Conference 2022 Keynote Speakers: Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn (Manchester Metropolitan University) and Dr Linnie Blake (Manchester Metropolitan University) Special Guests: Sophie White (Where I End, 2022 & Corpsing: My Body and Other Horror Shows, 2021) Noelle Brown (Postscript, 2013) Vukashin Nedeljkovic (AsylumArchive.com) Free and open to the public.
Join bestselling Irish author and podcaster Sophie White at Kennys Bookshop, Galway on October 27th at 6.00pm, as she is joined in conversation by Mike McCormack to celebrate the launch of her new novel, Where I End. This event is ticketed but spaces are limited. Tickets are free.
Where I End is a story about Aoileann, an isolated teenager caring for her bedridden mother on an island sparsely populated by unfriendly and suspicious residents. One day, Rachel and her newborn baby come to the island, and Aoileann at last finds a way to feed her desperate appetite for love. It’s been described as ‘Beautiful and strange’ by Louise […]
Join Golden Hare Books for an evening with Sophie White as she discusses her essay collection Corpsing: My Body and Other Horror Shows in this exclusive online event chaired by Marbles magazine editor Kirstyn Smith.
Drawing on the award-winning book A Ghost in the Throat, Doireann Ní Ghríofa presents a live reading with accompanying visuals by filmmaker Tadhg O’Sullivan and a soundscape by composer Linda Buckley. The reading will be broadcast from The Everyman stage.
Join writer Mona Eltahawy for an inspiring discussion of her bold and uncompromising feminist manifesto, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls. Drawing on the energy behind the #MeToo movement, Eltahawy takes the ‘seven necessary sins’ women and girls are not supposed to commit and transforms them into a call to arms in the […]