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23 – Sarah Crossan

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Sarah Crossan Here is the Beehive jacket


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Welcome to Day 23 of our West Cork Literary Festival Advent Calendar. Our author today is Sarah Crossan.

Sarah Crossan has lived in Dublin, London and New York, and now lives in Brighton. She graduated with a degree in Philosophy and Literature before training as an English and drama teacher at the University of Cambridge. Sarah was the 2019-2020 Laureate na nÓg (Ireland’s Children’s Literature Laureate). Here is the Beehive is her first novel for adults and it was published by Bloomsbury in August 2020.

Today’s video will unlock just after midnight on 23rd December 2020.

About Our Literary Advent Calendar 2020

So many incredible books by Irish authors and authors living in Ireland were released this year, without the usual fanfare of festivals and launches. We’re delighted to celebrate a small selection of these authors here and we’ve invited twenty-four writers to submit a short video reading from their new books.

Visit our Advent Calendar here and join us each day from 1st to 24th December to unlock a new reading.

Each day’s video will also go live on YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook.

Literary Advent Calendar 2020

Dates 1 December to 24 December 2020
Duration 24 days
Location Online
Admission Free

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