Lisa Harding in conversation | Irish Times Book Club
November 15, 2018
Date: 15 November 2018
Time: 7.00 pm
(glass of wine included)
The Irish Times Book Club in association with the Irish Writers Centre present:
Harvesting – Lisa Harding in conversation with Laura Slattery and the Irish Times Book Club
Harvesting tells the story of two young girls, Nico and Sammie, who are victims of sex-trafficking. Harding tackles the often-underreported subject head-on, drawing on the real-life stories she read in 2012 while she was involved with a campaign against sex trafficking run by the Children’s Rights Alliance.
About the Author
Lisa Harding is a playwright, short story writer, teacher and novelist. Her prize-winning novel Harvesting was published by New Island to critical acclaim and has just been optioned by an IFTA and BAFTA-winning director. Her second novel is shortly to go on submission with Aitken Alexander, and she is about to embark on the process of adapting Harvesting for screen. Harding played Connie in RTE’s Fair City and has performed at the Abbey, the Gate and the Lyric among others.
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