UCC Creative Writing
Lisa Harding, UCC Writer-in-Residence
You are cordially invited to a reading with the 2023 UCC Arts Council Writer-in-Residence Lisa Harding (author of the novels Harvesting and Bright Burning Things) on Thursday, 2nd March at 6pm in the Civil Engineering Building, G10, UCC (Maps of the UCC Campus | University College Cork).
Lisa Harding graduated from the MPhil in creative writing from TCD in 2014. Harvesting, her debut novel, won the Kate O’Brien award, was shortlisted for an Irish Book Award and the Kerry Group Prize in 2018. It is being republished in the US in 2023 in a new version, titled Cloud Girls. Her second novel, Bright Burning Things, was published internationally to widespread critical acclaim. It received a starred review in the Publisher’s Weekly, was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year, a Dalkey Literary Award, and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice, a People Magazine Choice, and a read with Jenna Book Club Pick as featured on the Today Show. Both novels are in development for film and TV. Short stories have been published in the Dublin Review, The Lonely Crowd and Winter Papers among others. Plays have been performed at the Battersea Arts Centre, Theatre 503 and the Project Arts Centre. Her third novel, with the working title Wildelings, is under submission.