Enniscorthy Castle 8pm
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Whilst sipping Tea Cup Gin Cocktails, join Liz and Carmel in an entertaining, fun and insightful talk, where they will discuss writing, family, loves and life.
Liz Nugent is an award-winning writer of radio and TV drama and has written
short stories for children and adults.
In early 2014 her first novel, Unravelling Oliver, was published. It went straight
to the top of the bestsellers list and also won the Crime Novel of the Year at the
Irish Book Awards. Her second novel, Lying in Wait, was published in July 2016
and also went straight to number 1. It won the RTE Radio Listener’s Choice prize
at the Irish Book Awards and was shortlisted for Crime Novel of the Year. Both
books were long listed for the Dublin International Literary Award.On its UK release in January 2017, Lying in Wait went straight into the UK bestseller list and was chosen for the hugely popular Richard & Judy Bookclub Spring 2017 list
and won the Reader’s Choice award for that season. Liz’s books have been translated into 18 languages. Television rights for
Unravelling Oliver have been optioned by Appian Way, Leonardo Di Caprio’s production company in Los Angeles.
In Oct 2017, Liz won the Irish Tatler Woman of the Year Award for Literature. Liz’s third novel, Skin Deep, was published by Penguin in the UK and Ireland in April 2018 and also topped the bestseller charts.
Irish Times bestseller Carmel Harrington is from Co. Wexford, where she lives with her husband Roger and two young children, Amelia and Nate. Carmel has published seven novels, been shortlisted two years running for an Irish Book Award (2016 & 2017) and won two writing awards – Kindle Book of the Year 2013 and Romantic eBook of the Year 2013.
Her books, all regular chart-toppers, have captured the hearts of readers worldwide and are translated into eight languages to date. A Thousand Roads Home is her latest novel and shares the story of three ordinary people who do an extraordinary thing.
Previous novels include The Woman at 72 Derry Lane, The Things I Should Have Told You and the official ITV novel Cold Feet The Lost Years.
Carmel has vast media experience, as a regular panellist on Virgin Media’s Elaine and Midday show. If that wasn’t enough to make the juggle struggle real, she is a co-founder of The Inspiration Project and Chair of Wexford Literary Festival.
Carmel’s warmth and wit make her a popular speaker in schools, libraries and festivals and she has given talks throughout Ireland, UK and US.
For more information visit www.carmelharrington.com. You can find Carmel on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, at @HappyMrsH