Digital Broadcast: Sunday 27th September: 16.00-17.00

Join Henrietta McKervey, Alan McMonagle and Neil Hegarty for your literary fix as as they discuss art, forgery, murder and the Hollywood Walk of Fame with author and festival director Tanya Farrelly

Henrietta McKervey has published four novels. A Talented Man (2020), a psychological suspense set in 1938 about a disillusioned author and master forger who discovers an unknown sequel to Bram Stoker’s classic Dracula; Violet Hill (2018); The Heart of Everything (2016); and What Becomes Of Us (2015). She has a Hennessy First Fiction Award and won the inaugural UCD Maeve Binchy Travel Award. Born in Belfast, she lives in Dublin.

Alan McMonagle has written for radio and published two collections of short stories (Psychotic Episodes, Arlen House, 2013 and Liar, Liar, Wordonthestreet, 2008). Ithaca, his first novel, was published by Picador in 2017 as part of a two-book deal. His second novel, Laura Cassidy’s Walk of Fame, was published in March, 2020. He lives in Galway.

Neil Hegarty grew up in Derry. His novels include The Jewel and Inch Levels, which was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Novel of the Year award in 2017. Neil’s non-fiction titles include Frost: That Was the Life That Was, a biography of David Frost; and The Story of Ireland, which accompanies the BBC television history of Ireland. He is a regular literary reviewer for the Irish Times. Neil lives in Dublin.