Activities

Lectures

Selected readings

  • 2017.10.07 -Not the Same Sky at Friends of the Library, Los Gatos
  • 2017.10.06 - at the California launch of The Glass Shore: 'Women Writers From The North of Ireland'; Whitney Gallery, Los Gatos
  • 2017.09.25 - Spats, Shattuck Ave., Berkeley
  • 2017.01.23-27 - Not the Same Sky read live over a week on RTÉ Radio 1
  • 2017.05.25 - XVI International Aedei Conference (Spanish Association of Irish Studies) Logrono, Spain: Fe/male Challenges in Irish Studies from the 19th to the 21st Centuries
  • 2015.01 -Post-script to Skin of Dreams
  • 2014.10 & 12 - Articles in Verandah magazine, Australia
  • 2014.06 - A series of 6 essays for Sunday Miscellany, RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland
  • 2014.05 -  Short story – Two Gallants – in Dubliners 100, a collection of  15 new stories each of which is a new take on James Joyce’s originals which were published a century ago this year. Edited by Thomas Morris, published by Tramp Press, Dublin. The Guardian Review commentary on this and on Evelyn Conlon’s  Two Gallants.
  • 2014.03 - Short Story – The Name of It – in Chinesische Transvestiten Und Andere Irische Stories (Also in English – Chinese Transvestites and Other Short Stories), Vienna: Songdog Verlag, 2014.
  • 2014.02 - Short story – The Name of It – in Unbraiding the Short Story, Ed. Maurice A. Lee, Charleston SC: CreateSpace, 2014.
  • 2013.05 - Dear You / Caro, Cara – English and Italian translation of a short story about Violet Gibson, the woman who attempted to assassinate Mussolini. In Tratti – Da una province de’impero n. 93, Maggio 2013. Download this here.
  • 2013.05/06 - What’s That?, a series of 6 essays on public art written and broadcast for Sunday Miscellany, RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland
  • 2013.08 Novel, Not the Same Sky (published by Wakefield Press, Australia).
  • 2013.10.23 - Rathmines Library, Dublin
  • 2013.09.24 - Wollongong University, New South Wales
  • 2013 09.20 - National Library, Canberra
  • 2013.09.19 - Yass Library, New South Wales
  • 2013.09.10 - Melbourne Irish Studies, Melbourne University
  • 2013.08.30  - UTS University, Sydney
  • 2013.08.28 - Aisling Society, Irish Consulate, Sydney
  • 2013.08.24 - Launch of Not the Same Skyl by Wakefield Press, at NSW Houses of Parliament, Sydney.
  • 2013.08.25 - Famine Commemoration, Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney
  • 2013.08.01 - Shamrock in the Bush Irish History symposium, Galong, New South Wales
  • 2013.06.05 - Irish Writers' Centre with shortlisted James Plunket writers, June 5th.
  • 2013.05.31 - Listowel Writers' Week
  • 2013.05.11 - Kilrush Famine Commemoration
  • 2012 - Reading at University of Vigo, Galicia.
  • 2012 - Reading and workshop at University of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia.
  • 2012 - Reading at University of Forli, Italy.
  • 2011.08.10 - Global Studies Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney,
  • 2011.08 - Byron Bay Writers' Festival, Australia.
  • 2010.11 - University of Notre Dame, Indiana.
  • 2010.08 - Shamrock in the Bush, Galong, New South Wales.
  • 2010.07 - Melbourne & Sydney Universities
  • 2010.05 - Carlow College, USA summer programme in Ireland
  • 2008 - City University New York
  • 2005 - Visiting Writer to Jakarta International School
  • 2007 - Reading at IASIL, Kobe and Waseda University, Tokyo.
  • 2003 - University of Faenza, Italy.
  • Cúirt (Galway), Listowel Writers' Week, Scríobh (Sligo) - each several years
  • 1999 - Visiting Writer to St. Thomas College, St. Paul. USA; Melbourne Writers' Week; L'Imaginaire Irlandaise, France; Frankfurt Book Fair; Amsterdam
  • and Berlin 'Book weeks'; readings in Edinburgh and Northern England. Reading at Hunter College, NY
  • 1989  - Bowdoin College, Maine; NEU, Boston; Yale University
  • 1987 - Kate O'Brien Weekend, Limerick

Selected Workshops (in Ireland and abroad)

  • 2017 - Carlow College USA Creative Writing mentoring programme, Trinity College, Dublin
  • 2016 - Carlow College USA Creative Writing mentoring programme, Trinity College, Dublin
  • 2015 - Carlow College USA Creative Writing mentoring programme, Trinity College, Dublin
  • 2014 - Carlow College USA Creative Writing mentoring programme, Trinity College, Dublin
  • 2013.09 - School of Creative Writing, Wollongong University, New South Wales
  • 2013-2011 - Carlow College USA Creative Writing mentoring programme, Sligo and Trinity College, Dublin.
  • 2008, 2007 - Listowel Writers' Week
  • 2011-08 - Byron Bay Writers' Festival, Australia
  • 2008 - Washington State University workshop at The Irish Writers' Centre, Dublin
  • 2008 - Listowel Writers' Week
  • 2007 - Listowel Writers' Week
  • 2006 - Rathlin Island writers' week, Co. Antrim
  • 2005 - Dingle Writers' Workshop
  • 2002 - Iowa Writers' Workshop, visiting Queen's University Belfast and Trinity College Dublin; St. Thomas College, St. Paul. USA.
  • 1996 - Bosnian Refugee writing project, Dublin

Residencies

  • 2016 - Writer in Residence at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Leuven, Belgium
  • 2013 - Varuna Writers' Centre, Katoomba, New South Wales
  • 2008 - Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain, September.
  • 2007 - Writer in Residence at University College Dublin.
  • 2004 - Visiting International Writer, Schwandorf, Bavaria
  • 2002 - Residency at Mishkanot Sha'anamim, Jerusalem; residency at Varuna Writers' Centre, Australia.
  • 2001 - Visiting writer to St. Thomas College, St. Paul, USA
  • 2000 - Writer in Residence Dublin City Libraries, during designated City of Culture Year.
  • 1999 - Residency at Djerassi Foundation, California

Other work and issues

  • 2014 - Nominated for The Laureate for Irish Fiction
  • 2013 - 2009 - Commissioned essay series on RTÉ National radio show Sunday Miscellany
  • 2011 - Art for Al Muttenabi: visual art poster symposium at Dublin City Library.
  • 2003 - Skin of Dreams short listed for Irish Novel of the Year award.
  • 1994 - Taking Scarlet as a Real Colour, performed in Edinburgh Theatre Festival.
  • 1986-1994 - Co-editor of Graph Literary Review.
Evelyn Conlon