Felicity McCall’s new book The Pigeon Men, will be launched at North West Words in Cafe Blend, Letterkenny at 8pm on Thursday, March 27.
A BBC staff journalist for 20 years of conflict in Northern Ireland, Felicity McCall is a Derry and Donegal based writer, broadcaster, arts facilitator, producer and actor. Her titles include fiction, non-fiction, young adult fiction, plays and graphic novels and she has contributed to three anthologies. Felicity has had twelve plays staged professionally and four screenplay credits. Awards include the Tyrone Guthrie for stage and screenplay, six Arts Council individual awards, two Meyer Whitworth nominations and Irish theatre awards for best overall play production and bets female actor. She is also Leas Cathaoirleach of the Irish Executive of the National Union of Journalists.
The evening’s programme will also feature readings from Vin McCullagh, who began writing after retiring from a
30 year career as a psychiatric nurse in Gransha Hospital, Derry. His plays, poetry, semi-autobiographical book and short stories have garnered popular and critical acclaim.
Music on the night will be from World Champion whistle player Michael Carey and Pat Campbell.
Admission free. Open Mic starts at 8pm sharp.