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Madeleine D'Arcy & Deirdre Sullivan in conversation with Alannah Hopkin

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Madeleine D'Arcy & Deirdre Sullivan in conversation with Alannah Hopkin

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Madeleine D'Arcy is a fiction writer based in Cork City. Her début short story collection, Waiting for the Bullet (Doire Press, 2014) won the Edge Hill Readers’ Choice Prize 2015 (UK). Her second collection, Liberty Terrace, will be published in October 2021. In 2010 she received the Hennessy Literary Award for First Fiction and the overall Hennessy Literary Award for New Irish Writer. Madeleine holds an MA in Creative Writing (1st) from UCC (2014). Since January 2017, she has co-curated Fiction at the Friary, a free monthly fiction event in Cork City, with fellow-writer Danielle McLaughlin. She has recently completed her debut novel.

Deirdre Sullivan is a writer and teacher from Galway. She has published seven acclaimed books for young readers, including Savage Her Reply (Little Island 2020), Perfectly Preventable Deaths (Hot Key Books 2019), and Tangleweed and Brine (Little Island 2017). She was the recipient of the CBI Book of the Year Award in 2018 and the An Post Irish Book Award for YA in 2020. Her short fiction has appeared in Banshee, The Irish Times and The Dublin Review. I Want to Know That I Will Be Okay is her first book for adults.

Alannah Hopkin (moderator) is a writer based in southwest Ireland. Last year she was Frank O’Connor International Short Story Fellow, and this year she will be teaching on the Creative Writing M.A. at University College Cork. Her story collection The Dogs of Inishere was published by Dalkey Archive Press in 2017. Her stories have appeared in the London Magazine and The Cork Literary Review, among others, and been short-listed for the RTE Short Story Award. She has worked as a freelance journalist mainly in arts and travel, and as an art critic and book reviewer. Her non-fiction books include Eating Scenery: West Cork, the People & the Place and she has published two novels with Hamish Hamilton (London). Her memoir, ‘A Very Strange Man’: A Memoir of Aidan Higgins, was published by New Island in Spring, 2021.

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