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Cork Spring Literary Festival 2011THE CORK SPRING





Lory Manrique-Hyland to read in Cork Spring Literary Festival 2011



Reading with Ian Duhig & Valérie Rouzeau, Friday 18 February, 9pm


Lory Manrique-Hyland grew up in Miami, Florida, lived in New York for years, travelled extensively and now resides in Co. Cork with her husband and children. Lory has a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and an MA in Creative Writing from the City College of New York. Lory is a certified adult educator, and has worked in publishing and teaching. Her first novel, Revolutions, was published by Sitric/The Lilliput Press. She was the winner of the 2004 Sitric Books/Evening Herald/Today FM Paperback Writer competition; and was awarded a Cork County Council Arts Grant in 2005 and 2010. She has appeared on the Ryan Tubridy radio show, Drivetime with Mary Wilson, The View, the Dublin Writers Festival, the World Book Fest and other shows and national newspapers in connection with discussions on Cuba as well as Revolutions. She’s currently writing her second novel. Visit Manrique-Hyland's blog.


(Extracts of Hyland's work available on page 11 of festival brochure.)


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