Christine dwyer hickey

Dwyer Hickey for IAC, AIHS

Christine Dwyer Hickey, the award-winning Irish novelist and short story writer, will discuss her new novel, "The Cold Eye of Heaven" at two upcoming events in New York City. She will read at the Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51st Street in Manhattan, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The reading is free but attendees must register beforehand on the IAC website: www.irisharts center. org. The following evening Dwyer Hickey will read at the American Irish Historical Society at 991 Fifth Avenue at 80st Street. The 7 pm reading is free for AIHC members, but there is a $10 admission fee for non-members. Reservations are required through agavin@aihs.org or by calling 212-288-2263. A reception will follow the reading.

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Dwyer Hickey is twice winner of the Listowel Writers Week short story competition and also has been a prize-winner in the prestigious Observer/Penguin short story competition. Her novels “Tatty” and “Last Train from Liguria” have been best-sellers and she is known also for the “Dublin Trilogy” – “The Dancer,” “The Gambler” and “The Gatemaker – which spans three generations of a Dublin family from 1913-1956.