Thursday June 4, 2020

A new chapter

After years of rejection, novelist Frances Kay had her first novel published when she was 62 – and she’s keen to follow up her success

17th July, 2010
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If you’ve ever tried and failed to pursue a career as a novelist, it’s worth considering the position of the London born, west Cork-dwelling writer Frances Kay. She is 62y ears of age and her debut novel, Micka, has just been published to glowing reviews.

As she sits in the bar area of Brooks Hotel in Dublin, Kay can’t help a smile from spreading over her face when she’s asked how...

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