Author Anna Carey at UCH

Author Anna Carey at UCH

As part of the UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival
 
Thursday May 3rd, 2018
UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL lecture theatre, UL, 2 pm to 3.15
Free admission but booking is required, at uch.ie
 
Special event for Limerick secondary school students and their teachers, to mark the centenary year of women receiving the vote. 
 
Award-winning Young-Adult author and journalist ANNA CAREY on her Mollie novels about teenage girls in the Irish suffragette movement, her inspirations for creativity, the role of small dogs in her work (!), and the power of storytelling to illuminate our lives.  Join us for what is bound to be an exciting and involving session. 
 
ANNA CAREY is a journalist and author from Dublin who has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent and many other publications. Anna’s first book, The Real Rebecca, was published in 2011, and went on to win the Senior Children’s Book prize at the Irish Book Awards. Rebecca returned in the critically acclaimed Rebecca’s Rules, Rebecca Rocks and Rebecca is Always Right. The Making of Mollie (2016) was her first historical novel and was shortlisted for the Senior Children’s Book prize at the 2016 Irish Book Awards.
 
 
Full details of the UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival, including bookings, can be found at https://frankmccourt.ulfoundation.com/