Local author Orla McAlinden, from Newbridge, will launch her debut collection of short stories, entitled The Accidental Wife, at Barker and Jones, Naas at 7pm on Wednesday 21 September.
Orla is a prize-winning writer and is the 2016 recipient of the Cecil Day-Lewis Emerging Writer Bursary from Kildare County Arts Service, awarded to facilitate the completion of her novel, The Flight of the Wren, based on the Curragh during the years following the Famine.
She has also participated Junefest literary events in 2015 and 2016.
The Accidental Wife is available from Barker and Jones, and from Farrell and Nephew bookshop in Newbridge.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.