Monaghan County Library Service, in association with the LIVE Network, present:
An Evening with Donal Ryan – FREE event, but registration required – link here
Thursday, 26th. November, 8pm
Join acclaimed Irish author Donal Ryan as he discusses his latest novel Strange Flowers with writer and curator Dani Gill.
The event will be 1 hour long, and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions live.
Donal Ryan is a native of Nenagh, County Tipperary. His first three novels, The Spinning Heart, The Thing About December and All We Shall Know, and his short story collection A Slanting of the Sun, have all been published to major acclaim. The Spinning Heart won the Guardian First Book Award, the EU Prize for Literature (Ireland), and Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards; it was shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Desmond Elliott Prize, and was voted ‘Irish Book of the Decade’. His fourth novel, From a Low and Quiet Sea, was longlisted for Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2018.
Dani Gill is a writer and curator from Longford, living in Galway city. She is the Artistic Director of Ennis Bookclub Festival and is the national Literary Audience Development Officer for Words Ireland , working with venues to programme and promote literature, connecting writers with audiences.
The LIVE Network is a network that supports literary initiatives across six counties including The Backstage, Longford, Droichead Arts Centre, Louth, Riverbank Arts Centre, Kildare, The Source Arts Centre, Tipperary and Roscommon Arts Centre, Roscommon.