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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


  • City Library, Buxtehuder, Germany
  • 7.00PM | January 21st, 2019
  • The Boy at the Top of the Mountain
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UEA Literary Festival

  • UEA, Norwich
  • 7.00PM | March 13th, 2019
  • A Ladder to the Sky
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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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