DEAR PATRONS DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES EIMEAR MCBRIDE WILL NOT BE APPEARING AT TODAYS EVENT. WE APOLOGISE FOR INCONVENIENCE CAUSED.
Renowned writers Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman joined forces with Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence, the organization comprised of former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied territories, to tell the stories of the people on the ground.
Kingdom Of Olives And Ash is a powerful and moving collection of writing determined to enable readers to understand the human narratives behind the litany of destruction broadcasted on the news. Join Eimear McBride, author of acclaimed novels The Lesser Bohemians and A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing, Yehuda Shaul, founding member Breaking the Silence and writer Ruth Gilligan as they discuss this vital and unsettling anthology.
The event will be chaired by the Director of Trocaire, Eamonn Meehan.
Presented by Trócaire and Breaking the Silence in association with ILFDublin