Yvonne Cassidy was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and moved to New York in 2011. Yvonne is the author of three novels published by Hachette: The Other Boy, What Might Have Been Me and How Many Letters Are In Goodbye? In addition to being published widely in Europe, How Many Letters Are In Goodbye? was published in the U.S. by Llewellyn YA imprint Flux in March 2016.
In addition to fiction, Yvonne has written for leading Irish magazine and newspaper titles as
well as writing for television. She has taught creative writing extensively and currently teaches for the Irish Arts Center, the Jewish Community Center and at Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen where she works with homeless and other marginalized writers. Yvonne is a member of the Honorary Committee of writing non-profit Narrative 4 and a member of New York Writers Workshop. She regularly participates in literary events both in Ireland and the US.
She lives in Manhattan with her wife and is currently working on her fourth novel I’m Right Here which will be published in January 2017.
Yvonne will be teaching creative writing classes on Wednesdays at the Irish Arts Center beginning Wednesday, September 28th and at the Jewish Community center on Tuesdays beginnging Tuesday, November 1st.
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