About the Event
A digital event held by London's Irish Cultural Centre (ICC), to celebrate 'Northern Irish Voices'.
Glenn Patterson is currently Director of the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast. He is the author of 11 highly acclaimed novels, he co-wrote the screenplay of the film Good Vibrations (2013) and he is also well known for his non-fiction titles which include his collected journalistic writings, a memoir of his grandparents and plays for Radio 3 and Radio 4. Glenn is the recipient of numerous awards including The Rooney Prize for Irish Literature (1988), The Betty Trask Award (1988), Guinness Peat Aviation Book Award (1993), Arts Council Northern Ireland Major Individual Artist Award (2006) and The Heimbold Visiting Chair of Irish Studies (2016).
Glenn will discuss his latest novel, Where Are We Now?, with journalist Anne Flaherty.
About the Book
A topical novel about lost love, growing older and the realities of life in a society that is still coming to terms with thirty years of violence, some of that violence still very present and dangerous.