Literary Programme 2018

Author & Editor Relationship: Niamh Mulvey

Author & Editor Relationship: Niamh Mulvey

Writer
Niamh Mulvey

Where
Maritime Hotel

Date
Tue 17 July 2018

Time
14:30

Cost
€20

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Niamh Mulvey will speak about the relationship between author and editor and the importance of the collaborative process. She is commissioning editor at Quercus in London. She started her career in children’s books, working with Louise O’Neill among many others, and moved to adult literary fiction in 2016.

As soon as I met Niamh, I knew I wanted to work with her… Niamh was passionate about the book [and] seemed to truly understand what I was trying to achieve… I often say that I feel her name should be on the cover of the book as well.’ Louise O’Neill

Niamh Mulvey is a commissioning editor at Quercus in London. She started her career in children’s books, working with authors Piers Torday, Cat Clarke, Amber Lee Dodd and Louise O’Neill among many others. She moved into adult literary fiction in 2016 and is currently building a list at riverrun, Quercus’s literary imprint.  She has written on books, TV and culture for the Irish Times, The Pool, The Stinging Fly and Image Magazine and was named a Rising Star by the Bookseller in 2015.

Niamh is also our Editor-in-Residence for the week and one-on-one appointments are available.

Niamh’s photo is by Linda Essen-Möller