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Upcoming Event: Owl Song at Dawn at Margate Bookie

Join Emma Claire Sweeney for a discussion of Owl Song at Dawn with Matt Blakstad and Andrea Bennet at the Margate Bookie literary festival in Kent on Sunday, August 21st. Why not make a weekend of it and come for Saturday’s Something Rhymed discussion of literary friendship with Emma and Emily Midorikawa? Tickets: £5.00 or… Continue reading Upcoming Event: Owl Song at Dawn at Margate Bookie

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Feature on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

My interview on Woman’s Hour about my debut novel, Owl Song at Dawn, and changing attitudes towards disability is available for download until August 30th. If you download the podcast, rather than stream it, you will get to hear an additional short interview in which I recommended my favourite novels that feature people with learning disabilities. This… Continue reading Feature on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

Press & Reviews

Emma Claire Sweeney Longlisted for the Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize: Vote Now!

It was such a thrill for me to see my name next to that of Elizabeth Strout, one of my favourite contemporary writers on the longlist for the Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize. Unlike the Booker, this prize is judged by the public. In order to see your favourite book of the year reach the… Continue reading Emma Claire Sweeney Longlisted for the Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize: Vote Now!

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Owl Song at Dawn Wings its Way into the World

Last week’s Northern Launch of Owl Song at Dawn proved to be a truly humbling affair. Thank you to all the very many of you who celebrated with me at the Williamson Art Gallery in my hometown of Birkenhead. Since the novel features a cast of characters with various different disabilities, it was great to showcase the different… Continue reading Owl Song at Dawn Wings its Way into the World

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Sept 28th: Berkhamsted Lit Presents Live Music and Stories

Berkhamsted Lit Presents Live Music and Stories with music by Erik Windrich of South African group éVoid and multi-cultural stories by John Samson, Shaka are Dead and Powerless. Also, new books by Sue Hampton, Ravelled, and Emma Claire Sweeney, Owl Song at Dawn. Date: September 28, 2016 Time: 8:00 P Location: Kings Arms, Berkhamsted, HP4… Continue reading Sept 28th: Berkhamsted Lit Presents Live Music and Stories

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Friday, 29th July: Emma Claire Sweeney Reading at Segrue Books

Meet the author of the ‘intelligent, compassionate and deeply moving’ debut, ‘Owl Song at Dawn.’ Join Emma Claire Sweeney at newly opened Segrue Books for a reading of her wonderful debut novel Owl Song at Dawn, endorsed by Carys Bray as ‘tender and unflinching’. What: Reading with audience Q&A for Owl Song at Dawn Where: Segrue Books, 102-104 Watling Street, Radlett,… Continue reading Friday, 29th July: Emma Claire Sweeney Reading at Segrue Books