Novelist Cynthia Neale talks about NORAH: The Making of an Irish-American Woman in 19th-Century New York. And Kevin O’Hara talks about his new memoir, A LUCKY IRISH LAD. It’s about growing up as an Irish immigrant in Massachusetts.
Thomas Rice tells us about FAR FROM THE LAND: AN IRISH MEMOIR. He left his beautiful but hardscrabble family farm to emigrate to America in 1959. Also, we hear excerpts from a 2008 interview with Alphie McCourt about his memoir, A LONG STONE’S THROW. Continue reading
For St. Patrick’s Day, host Francesca Rheannon visits Alphie McCourt in his New York apartment to talk about [amazon-product text=”A LONG STONES THROW” type=”text”]0981453554[/amazon-product], his memoir of growing up in Ireland and his emigration to the U.S. And author consultant Bill Martin and novelist Beverly Swerling, talk about how to find a literary agent. They own and run Agent Research and Evaluation , a Web-based consultancy for writers.