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ANAM 2024 takes place from 12-14 July

Noel O’Regan & Victoria Kennefick in conversation with Edel Brosnan

Noel O’Regan & Victoria Kennefick in conversation with Edel Brosnan

Born in County Kerry, on the south-west coast of Ireland, Noel O’Regan is the recipient of a number of awards, including a Seán Dunne Young Writer Award and an Arts Council Next Generation Artist Award. His short fiction has appeared in publications such as The Stinging FlyAmbitBanshee, Southword and The London Magazine. His debut novel, Though the Bodies Fall, was published by Granta Books in August 2023.


Victoria Kennefick is a poet, writer and teacher from Shanagarry, Co. Cork now based in Co. Kerry. Her first collection, Eat or We Both Starve, was published by Carcanet Press in March 2021. It won the Seamus Heaney Prize for Best First Collection 2022 and The Dalkey Literary Festival Emerging Writer of the Year Award 2022. It was also  shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize, The Costa Poetry Book Award, The Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry and The Butler Literary Prize. It was a a Book of the Year in The Guardian, The Irish TimesThe Sunday Independent and The White Review, and was also selected as one of The Telegraph's Best Poetry Books to Buy 2021. She won the 2013 Red Line Book Festival Poetry Prize and many of her poems have also been anthologised and broadcast on national radio stations.Egg/Shell her second collection of poetry was published earlier this year by Carcanet Press.


Edel Brosnan is a screenwriter whose work has been aired on BBC1, ITV, C5, RTE and BBC Radio 4. She also works as a script consultant for film and TV producers in Croatia, Bosnia, Slovenia and Ireland, and is Director of Strategy for the European Women’s Audiovisual Network (EWA). Originally from Tralee, Edel has a diploma in communications from the DIT, and is a graduate of the UK's National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield. After more than two decades in London, she is now, once again, resident in Dublin, where she is currently working on a novel.

Start time Fri 12 Jul 2024 6:00 pm
End time Fri 12 Jul 2024 7:30 pm
Ticket Price €20.00
Venue Crosty’s Bar, The Mall Tavern