WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021 6:30PM
THE WORD, a reading series hosted by Sligo Library Service and the Writing + Literature BA course at IT Sligo, is back for 2021
Featuring: Sinéad Gleeson, Writer & Broadcaster, in conversation with Keith Una Mannion.
Sinéad Gleeson’s debut collection of essays: Constellations: Reflections from Life was published in April 2019 by Picador. It has been sold to various countries, including France, Germany and the US, where it will be published in March 2020 by HMH Books.
Previously her essays have been published in Granta, Winter Papers (edited by Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith) Gorse , Elsewhere: A Journal of Place, Autumn: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons and Banshee.
A forthcoming essay has been commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for their Essay slot and will be broadcast this Autumn. Sinéad’s short stories appear in Being Various: New Irish Short Stories (Faber, May 2019), Repeal the 8th, The Broken Spiral and Looking at the Stars and her poetry has featured in the anthologies Autonomy, Washing Windows? Irish Women Write Poetry and Reading the Future. (both Arlen House).
There will be a discussion following the reading.
The popular open mic session will follow the post-reading interview.
The Open Mic will be Limited to eight attendees of the ZOOM event, with three minutes per person.
If you are interested in performing in the Open Mic, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, NO LATER THAN TUESDAY, 30TH OF MARCH. **Limited Space**
This event will be Streamed on Facebook on the night.
The Word is a collaboration between Sligo Central Library and the BA in Writing & Literature at IT Sligo. There is no charge for this event.