Rick O’Shea

Genres: Interviewer

Rick O’Shea is a broadcaster with RTE – on RTE Gold weekday mornings and The Book Show on RTE Radio 1. He runs The Rick O’Shea Book Club (Ireland’s largest), chooses the quarterly Must Reads lists for Eason with author Sinead Moriarty, and recommends books on RTE Radio 1’s Today Show. In recent years he has been a judge for the Costa Book Awards, Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair, and judging chair for the Dalkey Literary Awards. He has previously been curator of the Waterford Writers Weekend and is current literary curator for the UCD Festival. Rick has had pieces in two recent anthologies – Open House and The 32: An Anthology of Irish Working-Class Voices.

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