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6th Oct 2022

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All ages

Leixlip Community Library

Out of Line with Declan Burke and Louise Phillips - Kildare Readers Festival

Kildare Library & Arts Services has announced that Kildare Readers Festival returns to venues across the County from Monday, 3rd October to Sunday, 9th October 2022. 

Out of Line with Declan Burke and Louise Phillips

From the first line to the last chapter, crime writers Louise Phillips and Declan Burke give us strong clues on how they plan, plot, create characters, points of view, dialogue and denouements in their bestselling crime novels

Louise Phillips is a bestselling author of six crime thrillers, each nominated for Best Irish Crime Novel of the Year in the prestigious Irish Book Awards.  Her fifth novel, ‘The Hiding Game’, is currently in development with a major U.S. film company, and her latest novel, ‘They All Lied’ was published in March 2022. Louise teaches crime fiction workshops throughout Ireland, including the Irish Writers’ Centre.

Declan Burke is the author of Eightball Boogie (2003), The Big O (2007), Absolute Zero Cool (2011), Slaughter’s Hound (2012), Crime Always Pays (2014), The Lost and the Blind (2014), and The Lammisters (2019). Absolute Zero Cool was shortlisted in the crime fiction section for the Irish Book Awards, and received the Goldsboro Award for Best Humorous Crime Novel in 2012. Eightball Boogie and Slaughter’s Hound were also shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards. Declan is also the editor of Down These Green Streets: Irish Crime Writing in the 21st Century (2011) and Trouble is Our Business (2016)

Venue: Leixlip Library

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