The launch of Upperchurch born writer David Brennan’s new book ‘Upperdown’ takes place at Bookworm Bookshop in Thurles this Thursday 11 July from 6.30-8pm.
Though this is his first full length novel, David was one of the winners of The Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair 2017 and he has recently been featured in The Irish Times as the winner of their March 2019 short story competition.
He has been nominated for the Hennessy New Irish Writer Award 2019 and in 2016 he won the Frank O’Connor Mentorship Bursary Award. He has been shortlisted for the Bristol Short Story award (2017), the Fish Memoire award (2018) and the Doolin Short Story award (2016). In 2017 he was also shortlisted for the Colm Tobin Award.