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Find out what it takes to develop your story ideas and get tips to help you with the creative process from one of Ireland’s leading authors.

Michelle Gallen was born in Northern Ireland in the mid-1970s. She studied English Literature at Trinity College Dublin and Publishing at Stirling University. Her debut novel Big Girl, Small Town was shortlisted for several major awards including the Costa First Novel Award and is being adapted for TV by BBC production company Lookout Point. Big Girl, Small Town was one of 100 Irish books chosen by MOLI to represent contemporary Irish writing in their online showcase. Her second novel, Factory Girls, was published in the UK, Ireland, and USA this year.

This is a fantastic opportunity for young writers and literary fans to hear from one of Ireland’s leading authors. Find out what it takes to develop your story ideas and get tips to help you with the creative process. Michelle will also talk about the process, development and journey of Big Girl, Small Town as it’s adapted for television.

Ages: 16+

Showing at the Ulster Museum as part of the 33rd Cinemagic Film Festival. The festival is taking place in venues across Belfast City in October/November ’22.

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Sat, 15 Oct 2022 10:30am - 12:00pm

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