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    Louise O’Neill addresses the L&H and LitSoc

    • 21 Nov 2017 to 21 Nov 2107
    • UCD Student Centre, Red Room
    • Literary and Historical Society

    Event Description

    Join us on Tuesday the 21st at 1pm as we welcome Best-Selling Author Louise O’Neill. Louise O’Neill has won several awards Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year at the 2014 named Irish Times Book of the Month in September 2015, Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards 2015, the honour prize for fiction at the CBI awards 2016 and the American Library Association's Michael L. Printz Honour for excellence in literature written for young adults. Heralded as "the best YA fiction writer alive today". O’Neill also works as a freelance journalist for a number of Irish national newspapers and magazines. Her involvement in social issues involves her contribution to I Call Myself A Feminist, a collection of essays from women under 30 explaining why they see themselves as feminists. As well as Asking For It?: Reality Bites a documentary exploring the issue of consent and tackling sexual assault and rape culture in Ireland. We are very excited to hear Ms O’Neill share her thoughts and experiences and we hope to see you all there!