Event 12

Eley Williams in conversation with Christina Ward

Young Talent

Venue: IE University

Selected as one of the best young British novelists by Granta magazine in 2023, Eley Williams's short fiction appears in anthologies including The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story, Pilot Press's Modern Queer Poets and Liberating the Canon, edited by Isabel Waidner. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, her debut collection Attrib. and other stories won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and her novel The Liar's Dictionary; in which she unpacks how rigorous and also absurd language can be, won a 2021 Betty Trask Award and was named one of The Guardian books of the year.

Williams will discuss her work, her influences and her view of contemporary literature with Cristina Ward, British Council in Spain’s Head of Arts.

There will be a book signing at the end of the event in the room next to the main entrance

Event in English

Price: €9.00 (EUR)