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Alannah Hopkin


Alannah Hopkin

14th September at 8.30pm
Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon

Reading with Carlo Gébler. Admission: €5

Alannah Hopkin has published two novels, A Joke Goes a Long Way in the Country and The Out-haul (Hamish Hamilton, London) and her non-fiction books include Eating Scenery: West Cork, the People & the Place (The Collins Press, Cork). Her stories have appeared in the London Magazine and the Cork Literary Review, among others. She has written guides to Ireland for Fodor’s, Insight and Berlitz, and also writes about her own travels abroad for magazines. She has reviewed regularly for numerous publications including the Financial Times, the London Evening Standard and The Irish Times. She is currently a regular book reviewer for the Irish Examiner. She also works as an editorial consultant. She is a tutor on Poetry Ireland’s Writers in Schools scheme, and has led writing workshops for adults up to M.A. level. Her first collection of stories, The Dogs of Inishere was published in April, 2017. She is currently working on a new novel set in west Cork, The Ballydevlin Hauntings.




Alannah Hopkin homepage

The Dogs of Inishere at Dalkey Archive Press



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