Nuit de la littérature 2021 : Caoilinn Hughes and Kelly Rivière
Watch the reading of Caoilinn Hughes "Sélection naturelle" by Kelly Rivière and the writer's interview, as part of the on-line Nuit de la Littérature on May 29th, 2021.
Described by the New Yorker as a ‘winning début novel’, Caoilinn Hughes’ Orchid and the Wasp (Sélection naturelle) has been chosen by the CCI to represent Ireland in FICEP’s annual Nuit de la Littérature. On-line again this year, you will be able to hear readings from the book in both English and French by the author herself and by Franco-Irish actress Kelly Rivière. Set in Dublin, London and New York, Orchid and the Wasp introduces us to Gael, a woman both brave and intelligent, ruthless and unforgiving, as she negotiates the different facets of her life… and in so doing,
Caoilinn Hughes also answers a number of questions and reads excerpts.
Check out the full international programme of Nuit de la Littérature which is organised by the Forum des Instituts Culturels Etrangers à Paris.