Reading at the Virginia Festival of the Book

I’m absolutely thrilled to be reading and discussing WEIGHTLESS at the Virginia Festival of the Book, along with authors Bill Clegg and John Benditt, on March 17th at 2 pm.

Weightless paperback….

The beautiful paperback of WEIGHTLESS will be published by Bloomsbury in March 2016. Here’s a sneak peek at its gorgeousness!

Because Privacy

To mark International Human Rights Day, I contributed a new short story to the Irish Times. You can read it here.

Interview with The Gloss

I had a chat with The Gloss magazine about where and how I write…and my favourite places to eat in Decatur, Alabama! Interview is here.

Day in the Life – Bob Johnston

The second in the Irish Times series – A Day in the Life – with top Irish bookseller, Bob Johnston of the Gutter Bookshop.

The work-write balance

I talked to four other others about how they balance writing with the day job in the Irish Times.

A Day in the Life

A new series with the Irish Times, in which I chat with the (sometimes unsung!) heroes of the book industry. The first, with fab literary agent Faith O’Grady, is here.

WEIGHTLESS shortlisted for the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards!

I am absolutely thrilled that WEIGHTLESS has been shortlisted under Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year for the 2015 Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards! The Awards are now in their 10th year, and WEIGHTLESS is sharing a list with five stunning books. So honoured to be in this company! Information about the Awards (including how to vote! Yes!) can …