Is it About a Bicycle?: Writers in Conversation is a new series presented by Solas Nua and Georgetown Global Irish Studies Initiative that brings together contemporary Irish writers or writers based in Ireland, with leaders and experts from a variety of sectors to explore their shared interests across disciplines. The title comes from Flann O’Brien’s classic comic novel, The Third Policeman, a meandering tale about the nature of time, death, and the absurdity of human existence.
May 15, 2022: Is it About a Bicycle?: Writers in ConversationV. 3pm ET. (Online Event). Featuring poet Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe who just published her first collection, Auguries of a Minor God. More info TBA.
Past Events and Videos
November 14, 2021: Is it About a Bicycle?: Writers in ConversationIV. Online Event). Featuring Kerri ní Dochartaigh, author of Thin Places, and artist Katie Holten. More Info.Video Here.
June 20, 2021: Is it About a Bicycle?: Writers in ConversationIII(Online Event): Christine Dwyer Hickey in conversation with curator Leo Mazow. More info. Video Here.
March 28, 2021:Is it About a Bicycle?: Writers in ConversationII(Online Event): Writer Sara Baume in conversation with filmmaker Pat Collins.More Info. Video Here.
January 17, 2020:Is it About a Bicycle? Writers in ConversationI(Online Event): Adrian Duncan in conversation with Artist and Curator Michele Horrigan. More Info. Video Here.