All posts by Nuala Ní Chonchúir

Perimenopause essay

Emily Dickinson collage
by Juno McLoughlin

Nuala has a new essay about perimenopause (and hope!) in the new non-fiction journal from Bay Path University, Multiplicity Magazine. In ‘The Hope Cure – Negotiations with the Peri-fog’, she touches on everything from ee cummings to ‘The Shawshank Redemption’. You can read the essay here.

UPCOMING EVENTS 2020

Women of Yore Limerick

Nuala will take part in the Women of Yore Afternoon Tea in Limerick on 2nd February at One Pery Square. Music, literature, costume and cakes! Also appearing: Niamh Boyce, Rose Servitova, Melissa Shiels and more.

Nuala will read a new essay at an International Women’s Day event in Carrick-on-Shannon on the 8th March at 2.30pm. Dock Arts Centre.

Nuala will be taking part in a Historical Fiction event at Hodges Figgis, Dublin, on the 4th April. This is a free event. More details here.

Nuala is teaching a pre-festival Historical Flash Fiction workshop at Flash Fiction Festival UK on Friday 19th June. Book here.

She will also, as Editor of Splonk, take part in a panel at Flash Fiction Festival, on editing a flash journal, with Meg Pokrass.

Upcoming Events

Nuala has been head-to-the-desk, busy editing her forthcoming novel about Nora Barnacle for her new editor in New York – more on that to come soon!

In the meantime, you might catch her at one of these upcoming events:

Strangers in a Strange Land event at Bray Literary Festival, with Mary Costello and Oisín Fagan, Sunday 29th Sep at 1pm, Town Hall, Bray. More here.

Trinity College Dublin Literary Society, 6pm, 10th October, GSU Common Room: Reading and interview at Trinity College Literary Society, Dublin: Nuala returns to her alma mater to talk to the students at Lit Soc. about her latest novel, Becoming Belle.

Scotland: In late October Nuala is teaching the short story at Moniack Mhor in Scotland with Welsh writer Cynan Jones. More here. FULLY BOOKED.

Group 8 annual exhibition: LEONARDO 500 opens on 15th October, 6pm, Church Gallery, Ballinasloe Library. Nuala has written a flash fiction in the voice of da Vinci’s iconic Mona Lisa for this annual exhibition.

Spain: In November Nuala travels to Spain as part of EFACIS to teach and read to students in universities at Burgos and Logroño.

Dingle Literary Festival: In late November, Nuala is teaching a flash fiction workshop at Dingle Literary Festival and conducting a public interview with Leeann Lane about Dorothy McArdle. More here.