10 & 17 June, Belfast Book Festival

I’m teaching two workshops at the Belfast Book Festival this year. I hope to see some of you there.

Sat 10 June 10am-1pm: Workshop – Turning a Short Story into a Novel

Sat 17 June 2-5pm: Workshop – Everything a Debut Novelist Needs to Know


You can also see me interview two debut novelists….

Wed 7 June 12.45: Interviewing Cairan McMenamin about his debut ‘Skintown’

Wed 14 June 12.45: Interviewing Ethel Rohan about her debut novel ‘The Weight of Him’


And catch me reading too…

Fri 16 June 8pm: Reading at Polari Literary Salon at Sunflower Pub

The Good Son 3rd Editon

Winner of The Polari First Novel Prize

‘A triumph of storytelling. An absolute gem.’ Donal Ryan

‘Raw, funny and endlessly entertaining’. Jonathan Coe