Director of Creative Writing, Dr Eibhear Walshe, will be giving three lectures Stateside this week. Tomorrow, October 23, he will be speaking on “The Other Wilde Trial” relating to Oscar Wilde’s father, a subject on which he drew for his first novel, The Diary of Mary Travers, at Boston College – https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/mcas/sites/irish/events.html
On Thursday, October 25, he will lecture on Anglo-Irish novelist Elizabeth Bowen and her links to espionage during World War II – see https://www.wellesley.eduevents . Also this week he will be lecturing on the short stories of Carys Davies, the 2018 Frank O’Connor International Fellow at UCC, at Emerson College. The events are co-sponsored by Culture Ireland.