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Meet the Authors: Anne Enright & Lucy Caldwell

The Embassy of Ireland to Belgium, in partnership with the Office of the Northern Ireland Executive in Brussels, is pleased to invite you to a special 'Meet the Author' event on Wednesday 16 November at 18:30, when we will be joined by acclaimed novelists Anne Enright and Lucy Caldwell for a reading and discussion of their works.

When: Wednesday, 16 November at 18.30

Where: The Office of the Northern Ireland Executive in Brussels, 180 Chaussée d'Etterbeek, 1040 Brussels

Please register to attend.

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The event will be followed by a reception, books signing and books will be on sale.

The event is funded by Culture Ireland and EFACIS.

About the authors

Lucy Caldwell was born in Belfast. She is the author of four novels, most recently These Days (Faber, 2022), several stage plays and radio dramas and two short story collections, Multitudes and Intimacies, with a third collection, Openings, forthcoming with Faber in 2024.She is also the editor of the anthology Being Various: New Irish Short Stories (Faber, 2019). Awards include the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the George Devine Award, the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, a Major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the BBC National Short Story Award in 2021 for "All the People Were Mean and Bad". She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018. Learn more about Lucy Caldwell. Lucy will read from her novel “These days” - the Winner of the BBC National Short Story Award 2021.  She might also read from her recent short story collection “Intimacies”.

Anne Enright is a Dublin writer, born in 1962. The author of seven novels, two books of short stories and many essays, her short work is published in The New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, The London Review, the Guardian and The Irish Times. She is a winner of the Man Booker Prize (2007) and of the Irish novel of the year (2007 and 2015) and is widely translated. A former Laureate for Irish Fiction and current Professor of Creative Writing at UCD, her most recent publication is an introduction to the Vintage centenary edition of Ulysses. Learn more about Anne Enright.

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