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Holly Bourne, Brian Conaghan

and Sarah Crossan

in conversation with David O'Callaghan


Date: Saturday March 25th
Venue: County Hall, Dún Laoghaire
Time: 5.30pm
Cost: €7 / €5 Concession
Age: Age: 13+ and Adults
 

Three of the most highly acclaimed YA writers join YA guru, David O’Callaghan to talk about their latest books.

Holly Bourne's first two books, Soulmates and The Manifesto on How to be Interesting, have been translated into six languages. The first book in the 'Normal' series, Am I Normal Yet?, was chosen as a World Book Night book and has inspired the formation of Spinster Clubs across the UK and Ireland.

Sarah Crossan is originally from Dublin and now lives in Hertfordshire. Her freeverse novel, One, won the CILIP Carnegie Medal, the CBI Book of the Year Award, CLiPPA (Children’s Poetry Award) and the YA Book Prize. Her latest book is We Come Apart, written with Brian Conaghan.

Brian Conaghan was born and raised in Scotland but now lives in Dublin. His novels include When Mr Dog Bites which was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, and The Bombs That Brought Us Together which won the Costa Children’s Book Award.

David O'Callaghan is Youth Book Buyer at Eason and has been part of the Eason team for over 26 years. He also runs DeptCon, Ireland's Biggest YA Conference.

This event will be followed by a signing at Eason, Dún Laoghaire.

Holly Bourne, Brian Conaghan 

and Sarah Crossan