Faye by Meadhbh Ní Eadhra
Faye is the third young adult novel by UEA alumna Meadhbh Ní Eadhra and has just been published by LeabhairCOMHAR in Ireland. It was the winner last year of an Oireachtas Irish language literary award while still in manuscript. Meadhbh graduated from the Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA in 2013. She is the author of two other award-winning Irish language books for young people, Rua and Fáinne Fí Fífí, and was the winner of the 2013 Moth Short Story Prize. Last year her short story ‘Friday’ was shortlisted for the 2016 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year award. She is shortly to begin a PhD in Creative Writing at the National University of Ireland Galway.