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Deirdre Sullivan

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Irish Writing

Short Stories

Deirdre Sullivan is a writer and teacher from Galway. She has written seven acclaimed books for young adults, including Savage Her Reply (Little Island, 2020), Perfectly Preventable Deaths (Hot Key Books, 2019), and Tangleweed and Brine (Little Island, 2017). She was the recipient of the CBI Book of the Year Award in 2018 and the An Post Irish Book Award in 2020. Her short fiction has appeared in Banshee and The Dublin Review. In 2020 Deirdre took part in West Cork Literary Festival’s interview series whereby teenagers interviewed three writers about their work, in partnership with West Cork Music and Graffiti Theatre Company as part of our ReadOn programme. I Want to Know That I Will Be Okay is Deirdre’s first collection of short stories for adult and it will be published by Banshee Press in May 2021.

Thursday 13 May 2021

Deirdre Sullivan: I Want to Know That I Will Be Okay

Date 13 May 2021
Time 7:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €5

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