Sophie Gorman

Sophie Gorman

Sophie Gorman is a journalist and a broadcaster based in Paris. She was the Arts Editor for the Irish Independent for many year and has been writing about the arts in Ireland for almost 20 years. She regularly contributes to the arts show Arena on RTE Radio 1. In 2014 she came to Borris to interview Booker-prize nominee Deborah Levy, in 2015 to interview American author and Pulitzer-prize winner Michael Cunningham, and in 2016, Bruce Robinson and Kate Summerscale, as well as Lia Mills and Harry Parker. In 2017, she interviewed Max Porter with Mike McCormack and Andy Middleton with Mark O’Connell.

Incarcerated: Rachel Kushner & Sophie Gorman

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BUY NOW Rachel Kushner (whose new novel The Mars Room is based in a US correctional facility) considers life on both sides of the prison wall with Sophie Gorman. Note: included in Weekend and Sunday Day ticket Borris Granary Stage

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Living with Lucian: David Dawson with Sophie Gorman

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BUY NOW Painter David Dawson, Freud’s longtime assistant and friend, gives an illustrated talk on his years spent alongside Lucian Freud with Sophie Gorman.  

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Abandonment: Kit de Waal & David Park with Sophie Gorman

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BUY NOW ABANDONMENT Kit de Waal (The Trick to Time) and David Park (Travelling in a Strange Land) talk to Sophie Gorman about truth and loss during the Troubles. Borris House Marquee Stage Note: included in the Weekend and Saturday Day Ticket

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To Throw Away Unopened: Viv Albertine & Sophie Gorman

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BUY NOW Viv Albertine, The Slits guitarist and author, talks about her new book and challenges authority and female relationships with Sophie Gorman.  

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