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A Greyhound of a Girl
Code: 226  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Children's & Family, Fiction, Young Adult
Sunday, May 20 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Roddy Doyle, Catherine Keenan (facilitator)
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The pages of A Greyhound of a Girl are filled with love, laughter and Roddy Doyle’s unmistakable Irish brogue. Not to mention the most brilliant ghost ever. He talks to Cath Keenan about his writing for children.

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Roddy Doyle (International)

Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of nine acclaimed novels and Rory & Ita, a memoir about his parents. He won the Booker Prize in 1993 for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. The Dead Republic was the final volume in the Henry Smart trilogy.

Supported by Culture Ireland.
 roddydoyle.com

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Catherine Keenan (Australian)

Catherine Keenan is executive director and co-founder of the Sydney Story Factory, a not-for-profit creative-writing centre for children opening in Redfern in 2012. She was formerly a journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald, where she worked as an arts writer and as literary editor.

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