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An ongoing project throughout 2019, reading a short story every day and writing about it

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UEA Creative Writing Scholarship

In 2015, I set up the John Boyne Scholarship for Irish students undertaking the MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. I was a student on the MA in 1994/95 – when I could barely afford to

Mountains to Sea Festival

  • Mill Street Theatre, Dundrum
  • 8.30PM | March 29th, 2019
  • with Kate Mosse, Hannah Beckerman
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Oxford Literary Festival

  • Bodelian Divinity School, Oxford
  • 2.00PM | March 31st, 2019
  • A Ladder to the Sky
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Waterstone’s Piccadilly

  • Waterstone's Piccadilly, London
  • 7.00PM | April 17th, 2019
  • My Brother's Name is Jessica
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