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Teenage Event: A Reading & Writing Life

Age: 14-18

Friday 20 July 2018

2:30 pm

3:30 pm

St. Brendan’s Hall

€6

Join three of the writers from this year’s festival as they chat about how their family heritage and the countries they were born in, grew up in or now live in have influenced them as writers and as readers

Muhammad Khan is a British-born Pakistani writer and teacher. Chibundu Onuzo was born in Nigeria and lives in London. Joseph O’Neill was born in Ireland to a Turkish mother and an Irish father, he grew up in the Netherlands and now lives in the US.

Muhammad Khan

Muhammad Khan is an engineer, a secondary-school maths teacher, and now a YA author! He lives in South London and is studying for an MA in Creative Writing at St...

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Chibundu Onuzo

Chibundu Onuzo was born in Lagos, Nigeria in 1991. Her first novel, The Spider King’s Daughter, won a Betty Trask Award, was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize and the...

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Joseph O’Neill

Joseph O’Neill was born in Ireland, grew up in several different countries and now lives in New York where he teaches at Bard College. He is the author of four...

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St. Brendan’s Hall

St. Brendan's National School was given its present name in October 1999. Until then the school was known as Bantry No. 3 N.S. On the 3rd of October 1999 The...

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Teenage Event: A Reading & Writing Life

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