VENUE Main Theatre, Smock Alley Theatre
TIME 7.30pm – 8.30pm, Saturday November 4th
TICKET COST: Free entry
Join New Island Books as it celebrates 25 years since its foundation, with chat and readings from some of the authors and books that have defined its history. New Island publisher Edwin Higel will talk to Dermot Bolger about the origins of New Island and some of the press’s highlights. Former New Island literary editor Anthony Glavin will chat with the family of Nuala O’Faolain about her life and the unprecedented success of her memoir Are You Somebody?. Finally, Sinéad Gleeson will talk to June Caldwell about the Irish Book Award-winning The Long Gaze Back, which Sinéad edited, and June’s subsequent publishing success.