Digital Literary Festival: Sinéad Gleeson In Conversation with Carlo Gébler

25th November 2020, 12am

The ICC Digital Literary Festival features some of the stalwarts of Irish literature alongside recent bestselling authors.

This interview features author and editor Sinéad Gleeson in conversation with Carlo Gébler.

About Sinéad Gleeson

Sinéad is a writer, editor and broadcaster. Her ground-breaking and critically acclaimed collection of personal essays, Constellations: Reflections from Life (2019), won Non-Fiction Irish Book of The Year Award and the Dalkey Literary Award for Emerging Writer.

In addition to the anthology, The Art of The Glimpse, which Sinéad will discuss in her interview, she has also edited 3 other collections of short stories. The first was Silver Thread of Hope (2012), followed by The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers (2015), which won Irish Published Book at the Irish Book Awards. She won this award again in 2016 for The Glass Shore: Short Stories by Women from the North of Ireland.

About Carlo Gébler

Carlo is the author of nearly 30 works including novels, plays, short stories, children’s fiction, travel writing, historical pieces and a memoir. His more recent work includes The Wing Orderly’s Tales (2016), The Innocent of Falkland Road (2017) and a retelling of Aesop’s Fables (2019). He has contributed extensively to a wide variety of publications including Critical Quarterly, The Dublin Review, Fiction Magazine, The Financial Times, The Guardian and The Irish Independent.

In his broadcasting role Carlo is conducting some of the interviews for the Festival, while his most recent work, Tales We Tell Ourselves: A Selection From ‘The Decameron’ forms the subject of his own interview with Dermot Bolger.