Young professionals group at the American Irish Historical Society will host a literary discussion and book signing with Irish Author Dan Sheehan and special guests Belinda McKeon, Katie Raissian and Tracy O’Neill with moderator Hope Tarr.

The young professionals group at AIHS, Success in the City, invite you to join them on Tuesday, May 22 for a literary discussion and book signing with Irish Author Dan Sheehan and special guests Belinda McKeon, Katie Raissian and Tracy O’Neill with moderator Hope Tarr. 

The event will take place on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the American Irish Historical Society (991 Fifth Avenue, NY 10028) Door will open at 6.30pm with a panel discussion from 7pm. Tickets available here.

Success in the City is a networking group that connects participants and members with a variety of New York’s and Ireland’s top artists and professionals

Dan Sheehan is an Irish fiction writer, journalist, and editor. His writing has appeared in The Irish Times, GQ, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Guernica, TriQuarterly, Words Without Borders, Electric Literature, and Literary Hub, among others. He lives in New York, where he is the Book Marks editor at Literary Hub and a contributing editor at Guernica Magazine, and was a recipient of the 2016 Center for Fiction Emerging Writers Fellowship. His debut novel, Restless Souls, will be available to purchase on the night.

Cover art to Dan Sheehan's novel "Restless Souls".

Cover art to Dan Sheehan's novel "Restless Souls".

Belinda McKeon is the acclaimed author of two novels, Solace and Tender. Solace won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and was named the 2011 Irish Book of the Year. She lives in New York and teaches at Rutgers University.

Katie Raissian is a literary fiction and nonfiction editor at Grove Atlantic. She is also editor and publisher of Stonecutter, a print magazine of art and literature which focuses on publishing international writers and artists alongside US-based ones.

Tracy O'Neill is the author of The Hopeful, one of Electric Literature's Best Novels of 2015. The same year, she was named a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree, long-listed for the Flaherty-Dunnan Prize, and was a Narrative Under 30 finalist.

The panel discussion will be followed by a book signing and reception.

AIHS & SITC members get free admission. Tickets for non-members are $10 pre-event and $15 at the door. Book signing and wine reception to follow.

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Irish novelist Dan Sheehan.