After the Alphabet: What we do with words

The text of our 2023 lecture, which was delivered by short-story writer and novelist, Evelyn Conlon.

Essay 26th January 2024


Annie Ernaux's memoir is a 'truly remarkable, deep-reaching reflection' that places the 'lonely, frightened, essential, determined journeys of individual women at the heart of literature.'

Criticism 19th March 2019

1916, you’re asking me?

Essay Issue 33, Volume 2: Spring 2016 – In The Wake Of The Rising

Those London Visits

Essay Issue 31, Volume 2: Summer 2015 (The London Issue)

‘Enormous Changes at the Last Minute’ by Grace Paley

RE:fresh Issue 20, Volume 2: Winter 2011 (The New York Issue)

The Bird Woman

Criticism Issue 5, Volume 2: Winter 2006-07

Evelyn Conlon

Evelyn Conlon is a short-story writer and novelist. She has published four short-story collections and four novels. Her most recent books are Moving About The Place, a short-story collection, and Reading Rites, a memoir in essays.