The Travelling Bladunk

Matt Molloy’s | Sun Oct 27, 2.30pm


A performed reading of ‘The Travelling Bladunk’, a novel by Meetje Swellengrebel – a love story centred around a family in the Irish Travelling community.

In a playful rendition of parts of this recently published book, Swellengrebel and actor Guy Carlton introduce its main characters by reciting some dialogue and song from the novel, with musical accompaniment from violinist Victor Ploos van Amstel.

Swellengrebel will also discuss some of the reasons why she came to write this particular story, and how its characters led her by the hand and pushed her pen through the plot of their fictional lives.