Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Library Service,
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Katy Hayes, DLR Co Council Writer in Residence 2012/2013, hosts special guests in a close encounter with the short story form in the Mill Theatre Dundrum on Thursday 4th April at 7.30pm.
Katy’s guests will be: Martina Devlin author and journalist, Hennessy Award winner, NNI Columnist of the Year 2011, co-author of Banksters, won the VS Pritchett Memorial Prize 2012 for her short story “Singing Dumb”; Declan Meade, editor and publisher, founder of The Stinging Fly magazine and The Stinging Fly Press, publisher of exciting Irish new short fiction; and Éilís Ni Dhuibhne novelist and short story writer who teaches on the MA in Creative Writing in UCD, former Orange Prize shortlisted for The Dancers Dancing, and former judge on the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition.
Katy, Martina, Declan and Éilís will kick the short story round the auditorium for an entertaining evening of reading, probing and analysis.Tickets are €5/€3 (conc) and bookings may be made directly with the Mill Theatre Box Office at 01-2969340 or on the website: www.milltheatre.ie The Writer in Residence programme is organised by dlr Arts Office and Library Service and is grant-aided by the Arts Council.