IN PERSON: Back Home To Clare

The Clare Library is proud to host bestselling author Monica McInerney as she returns to her home town to promote her new children’s book Marcie Gill and the Caravan Park Cat.

“Delightfully daggy and uproariously funny, this book is perfectly pitched to an audience of 8–12 year olds and their read-aloud companions.” – Books + Publishing, Australia

One of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerney is the Australian-born Dublin-based author of the best-selling novels The Godmothers, The Trip of a Lifetime, Hello from the Gillespies, The House of Memories, Lola’s Secret, At Home with the Templetons, Those Faraday Girls (The Faraday Girls in the USA), Family Baggage, The Alphabet Sisters, Spin the Bottle (Greetings from Somewhere Else in the USA), Upside Down Inside Out, A Taste for It, and a short story collection All Together Now including the novella Odd One Out – published internationally and in translation in more than 12 languages. Her articles and short stories have appeared in newspapers, magazines and anthologies in Australia, the UK and Ireland. Her first children’s book, Marcie Gill and the Caravan Park Cat, will be published in Australia by Puffin Books on November 2 2021.

Meg’s Bookshop will be selling copies of the book on the evening- a perfect Christmas gift!


When: Tue, 30 November 2021 at 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Clare Town Hall Barbara J Long Function Room