Dublin-born author Sarah Crossan is the current Laureate na nÓg(Ireland’s Children’s Literature Laureate).
Currently based near London, she is a poet and novelist writing for young adults. An Evening with Sebastian Barry and Sarah Crossan will take place on Monday, July 15, at 8.30pm in the Maritime Hotel as part of the West Cork Literary Festival which is in and around the town of Bantry from July 12-19.
The Heavens by Sandra Newman.
I’ve watched many young Irish poets performing original work as part of the #WeAreThePoets project and it’s been inspiring.
My six-year-old has just discovered the Spice Girls and so, apparently, have I.
The Pigman by Paul Zindel.
Hamilton — I can’t admit to the number of times I’ve seen it.
It’s very rare but recently I loved Fleabag.
I listen to BBC Radio 4 most days. Podcasts vary depending on my mood. I loved West Cork and like true crime generally.
Paul Daniels pushed in front of me when I was waiting in the road to be served by an ice-cream van. He was with Debbie.
I’d like to watch something at the Globe pre-Fire of London.
- Virginia Woolf
- Mary Oliver
- Edith Piaf.
I’ll go with Sarah Moss. I lovehow clean her prose is and her most recent novel, Ghost Wall, deserves way more accolades than it’s getting.