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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

Hinterland Festival, Kells

  • C of I – Merriebelle Farm Stage
  • 2.30PM | June 29th, 2019
  • A Ladder to the Sky / Jessica
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West Cork Literary Festival

  • Maritime Hotel, Bantry
  • 6.30PM | July 14th, 2019
  • A Ladder to the Sky (w/Patrick Gale)
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West Cork Literary Festival

  • St Brendan's Hall, Bantry
  • 3.00PM | July 14th, 2019
  • My Brother's Name is Jessica
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