Begin Writing Memoir: A Taster Session with Arnold Thomas Fanning

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29/07/2019 14:00 - 16:00




Always wanted to write your own Life Story but didn't know how to start? 

In this enjoyable, informative, and interactive workshop, award-winning playwright and writer Arnold Thomas Fanning will offer a guide on the form through sharing the experience of his own writing practice, directing readings, and offering practical advice and know-how. There'll even be a chance to try out some Memoir-writing of your own on the day!

Arnold Thomas Fanning’s short stories, articles, and essays have been published in The Dublin Review, Banshee, the Irish Times, the Sunday Business Post, Crazyhorse Magazine, Hot Press, and more.  His work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and RTÉ Radio 1. His first book, Mind on Fire: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery, was published by Penguin Ireland in 2018 and was shortlisted for the Butler Literary Award, The Irish Book Awards Newcomer of the Year and the Wellcome Book Prize 2019.