The Writer In Conversation That Nearly Wasn't: Emily Hourican

A lunchtime conversation and Q&A with writer Emily Hourican about her experience as a journalist and author will be facilitated by Aoife Barry, assistant news editor of, on Thursday February 6th.

A journalist and editor for the last 20 years, writing mostly for the Sunday Independent but also The Gloss, Lonely Planet, Image, Conde Nast Traveller, Woman & Home, Time Out and other publications, Emily published her first novel, The Privileged, in 2016, shortly after she finished treatment for cancer. The Privileged was nominated for an Irish Book Award. Since then she has published three more novels. The most recent, The Outsider, was published in 2019.