Literary Programme 2017

An Evening with Lara Marlowe

An Evening with Lara Marlowe

Lara Marlowe

Maritime Hotel

Tue 18 July 2017



Lara Marlowe will read from The Things I’ve Seen; Nine Lives of a Foreign Correspondent and will discuss the life and work of a foreign correspondent in today’s world.

Lara Marlowe is a Paris-based foreign correspondent for The Irish Times newspaper.  She has written extensively on the rise of Islamic State, and covered jihadist attacks in Paris and Tunisia in 2015.  As a journalist for more than three decades, she has lived in Paris, the Middle East and Washington DC, where she covered Barack Obama’s first term in office. Lara holds degrees from UCLA, the Sorbonne and Oxford, and has won three press awards.  She is the author of The Things I’ve Seen; Nine Lives of a Foreign Correspondent, and Painted With Words. The French government made her a Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur for her contribution to Franco-Irish relations.

Lara is also teaching our three-day journalism workshop from Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 July.

Lara’s photo is by Bernard Benant