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Join the SoA and Irish Writers Union in Dublin on the evening of 21 June 2018. To tie-in with the Irish Writers Conference, we will be holding talk for members of SoA and IWU on Risks and opportunities for Irish Writers leading up to and post-Brexit? How your unions can help.

The talk will be given by Nicola Solomon (SoA, CEO) and Conor Kostick (IWU), introduced by IWU Executive Committee Member Laurence O'Bryan.

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Spaces are limited so please reserve your seat via Eventbrite. For any queries please contact events@societyofauthors.org

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Nicola Solomon

Nicola Solomon is the Chief Executive of the Society of Authors. The SoA is a UK membership organisation representing over 9,500 professional writers from all sectors and genres .It exists to protect the rights and further the interests of all types of writers. Nicola’s work encompasses protecting authors' interests in negotiations/disputes with publishers and agents, advising individual authors and campaigning for authors’ rights, as well as for the wider cultural environment. Nicola is expert in the publishing industry and the associated law, from copyright and defamation, to privacy, data protection and contract. She is on the board of the International Authors’ Forum and the British Copyright Council.

Conor Kostick

Conor Kostick is an author of both fiction and non-fiction and he has won awards for his writing in both categories. As Disputes Officer for the Irish Writers Union, Conor has garnered a great deal of experience, particularly in regard to publishing contracts.

Laurence O'Bryan

Laurence’s roots go back to a small estate deep in the Mountains of Mourne, near the Silent Valley, in County Down, Northern Ireland. The Istanbul Puzzle was his first novel to be published (Jan, 2012,) The Jerusalem Puzzle his second (Jan, 2013,) and The Manhattan Puzzle his third (Aug, 2014.). The Nuremberg Puzzle(April, 2016) is the fourth novel in the series.

In 2007 he won the Outstanding Novel Submitted award at the Southern California writer’s conference. The Istanbul Puzzle was also shortlisted for Irish Crime Novel of 2012. It has now been translated into 10 languages.

Laurence is on the committee of the Irish Writers Union, and hosts a ‘live’ crime writers’ group in Dublin each month. He also promotes and supports other writers through his site BooksGoSocial.com.

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