This Hostel Life – a reading by Melatu Uche Okorie


Thursday Oct 18 2018 – Left to right: Gráinne from Skein Press in conversation with Melatu Uche Okorie.

Fantastic evening in Fighting Words, Behan Square for readings and conversation with emerging author Melatu Uche Okorie. Melatu studied English in college but did not explore writing until she was inspired to write down ‘all the stories in my head’ following her experience in a direct provision centre in Ireland. Her writing is emotive and heralds an important development in the Irish literary landscape where there is a growing need to increase representation of the ever-changing Irish population and emerging new voices.

This Hostel Life tells the stories of migrant women in a hidden Ireland. Skein Press are a brand new press, and we look forward to seeing what is next on the horizon. More details available here: https://skeinpress.com/


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