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Scribes at the Duncairn 2019

Scribes at The Duncairn 2019, annual writers' panel.

Scribes at The Duncairn 2019, annual writers' panel.

Free event with wine reception

Now in its 6th year, this popular discussion panel features the writers Bernie McGill and Danny Morrison, and spoken word artist Natalya O'Flaherty.

Bernie McGill is the author of two novels, The Butterfly Cabinet and The Watch House (short-listed for the Irish European Union Prize for Literature in 2019) and of Sleepwalkers, a collection of short stories. Her short fiction has appeared in the anthologies, Belfast Stories, The Long Gaze Back, The Glass Shore and Female Lines. She is the Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow, based at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University, Belfast.

Danny Morrison, novelist, former republican prisoner and Sinn Féin national spokesperson in the 1980s, is the author of several novels and works of non-fiction. He will present his new book, Life, I Do Not Understand You, featuring quotes collected over 40 years, a collaboration with the artist, Sean Mistéil.

Natalya O’Flaherty, an amazing spoken word artist from Dublin, shot to national prominence with bravura performances at the National Concert Hall, Electric Picnic and The Late Late Show. O'Flaherty speaks courageously and without inhibition about the youth of today, the challenges and dilemmas they face on the street or within family.

This event is hosted by Stories@theDuncairn, a volunteer-led, community literary project, in partnership with the Greater New Lodge Community Festival and Féile an Phobail. All welcome!

Earlier Event: August 4
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Later Event: September 13
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