ArtNetdlr Writers  – in Conversation for the first time ever will take place live in Walters with the special guest, esteemed writer LIA MILLS

Saturday, 30 April 2022

12:30 – 13:30 

Venue: Walters (upstairs), 68 George’s Street Upper, Dun Laoghaire

Lia Mills writes novels, short stories , literary essays & memoirs. Her first novel, Another Alice, was nominated for the Irish Times Irish Fiction Prize. Nothing Simple was shortlisted for Irish Novel of the Year at the inaugural Irish Book Awards. In Your Face, a memoir of an experience of mouth cancer was named as a favourite book of 2007 by several commentators. Her most recent novel, Fallen, was the Dublin/Belfast Two Cities One Book festival selection for 2016.

Lia is an experienced creative writing teacher and workshop facilitator, she was writer-in-residence at Farmleigh House and at University College Dublin, and recently completed a Ph.D in creative writing at the University of Limerick.

In 2016 Lia Mills was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Laws by the University of Dublin, Trinity College. She is a founder member of the Freedom to Write Campaign (Ireland) and the current chairperson of the Board of Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann.

Recent work has been published in The Dublin Review, The Stinging Fly, The Dublin Review of Books, the EFACIS Kaleidoscope project, Yes, We Still Drink Coffee! (published by Front Line Defenders and Fighting Words), The Danger and the Glory: Irish Authors on the Art of Writing, edited by Hedwig Schwall and Look! It’s a Woman Writer! Irish Literary Feminisms 1970-2020, edited by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne.

Read Lia Mills Blog ‘Libran Writer’ HERE

Image: Lia by Simon Robinson