Dublin novelist to read at Arts Fest

Cashel Arts Festival

Dublin novelist to read at Arts Fest

Dublin born novelist Nuala O'Connor has been announced as one of the artists due to headline this year's Cashel Arts Festival in September.

Ms. O'Connor will read from her novel Miss Emily at a Question and Answers session in Cashel Library.

In 2015, Penguin USA, Penguin Canada and Sandstone (UK) published Nuala O’Connor’s third novel, Miss Emily, about the poet Emily Dickinson and her Irish maid, Ada Concannon (with Fethard, County Tipperary, connections).

Miss Emily was shortlisted for the Bord Gáis Energy Eason Book Club Novel of the Year 2015 and for the MM Bennetts Historical Fiction Award. Nuala's fourth novel, Becoming Belle, is forthcoming in the USA, Canada and the UK.

Nuala O'Connor was born in Dublin, she lives in East Galway. Already well-known under the name Nuala Ní Chonchúir, she has published four short story collections, three novels and three poetry collections.

Date: Friday 16th September

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Cashel Library

Cost: Free

Duration: 60 minutes

Age suitability: adult

Booking: This is a free event as part of Culture Night but please book your place from August 27th onwards by contacting the library on 062 63825.

Meanwhile, the booking information for this year's Arts Festival is now available. Online booking from www.cashelartsfest.com E-mail: info@cashelartsfest.com Information (only operational during the festival): 087 0552179.

Booking for workshops will open at 9am on Saturday, 27th August.