Catherine Heaney

Catherine Heaney

Journalist & Editor

Catherine Heaney grew up in Dublin. She has worked as journalist and editor in Dublin and London, at various magazines and at the publisher Fourth Estate. From 2011-2014 she was head of Faber Academy, Faber and Faber’s creative writing school. In 2016 she edited a volume of essays, Trinity Tales: TCD in the 1990s, published by The Lilliput Press. She is a director of the Estate of Seamus Heaney, working with publishers and cultural organisations in Ireland and beyond to preserve and promote her father’s work. She lives in northwest London.

14:00 – 15:00 The Music of What Happens: Seamus Heaney at 80

Alexander McKenzie Stage

The Nobel Prize winning author, who died in 2013, would have been 80 this year.  Martin Rosenbaum and Adam Low, a producer/director team who have made many television programmes about authors, including such as Harold Pinter and William Golding, are currently filming a documentary about Heaney which will be broadcast by BBC2 in the autumn.  […]