Olivia will read from her acclaimed debut novel, The Quiet Whispers Never Stop, and welcomes informal chats afterwards with audience members in her studio space.
Olivia Fitzsimons is a writer. Her debut novel, The Quiet Whispers Never Stop, was published by John Murray Press in April 2022. She is a current Dean Arts Studio Resident in Dublin and is the recipient of the Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris/Literature Ireland Residency 2022/23. She has been awarded grants from the Arts Council of Ireland and Northern Ireland for her writing, and her work has appeared in publications such as The Irish Times, The Stinging Fly and The Cormorant. Her short story, Un Hôtel Tranquille, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Short Works in August 2022. She is currently working on her second novel and has several screenplays in development.