Launch for Conor O’Callaghan, We Are Not in the World (Penguin Books)

Event: Launch for Conor O’Callaghan, We Are Not in the World (Penguin Books)

Wednesday 21st April, 6:30pm

Conor O’Callaghan is from Ireland originally and has been at SHU since 2007. He has published eight books to date: five collections of poems, a memoir and two novels. His first novel, Nothing on Earth, appeared to critical acclaim in 2016. His second novel, We Are Not in the World (Penguin/Doubleday) appears in February 2021 having been delayed from 2020 due to the pandemic. This masterclass will be the Sheffield launch of We Are Not in the World. Conor will read from the novel, and will talk about its genesis and publication. Conor will also discuss more generally how we structure novels around the core element of time.  

“A brilliant and profoundly moving novel” Irish Times

“The examination of a father-daughter relationship by a rising Irish star” Guardian 

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