Absolutely thrilled to be invited to be the opening speaker/reader for the Waverton Good Read Award event in September. This is a beautiful award with such a wonderful ethos, and […]
Absolutely over the moon to have been long listed for The Guardian’s Not the Booker prize. This one means so much as it is nominated and voted on by readers. […]
Touched to my heart by the amazing comments from readers. People taking the time to tell you they enjoyed your novel and loved reading the parts you loved writing is […]
Really enjoyed giving a reading and talk about Electric Souk at Ashford library. Great audience, with thought provoking questions and shared stories from Arabia.
On a night of hilarity with Graham Norton he revealed that his mother has her plans already in hand, courtesy of family ties in the north of Ireland, to get […]
Day Two at Listowel Writer’s Week and a day of birds, boats and colours, poets and circles: The poets first, hypnotic readings in a hushed hall, with only the bark […]
‘Writing of death brings you back to life itself, you have to write both’ said Richard Ford at Listowel Writer’s Week last night, gathering up in one sentence the first […]