Belfast writer Tony Macaulay returns to the USA this weekend to appear as a guest author at Milwaukee Irish Fest. Tony will be signing copies of his books, ‘Paperboy’, ‘Breadboy’ and ‘All Growed Up’ which tell his story of growing up in Belfast during the Troubles.
Milwaukee Irish Fest is North America’s largest celebration of Irish music and culture. The four-day festival, which occurs every third weekend in August, showcases more than 100 entertainment acts on 16-stages and attracts more than 100,000 people. The 2015 festival takes place August 13-16. Tony will be appearing Literary Corner in the Cultural Village.
Tony Macaulay has enjoyed a series of successful book tours to the USA over the past 5 years. He has been a guest literary speaker at the Celtic Cultural Alliance, Lehigh University and DeSales University in Pennsylvania, University of Denver, Colorado and Notre Dame Bookstore and Goshen College Indiana. He has given book readings in book stores in New Jersey, Colorado, Upstate New York and Indiana.
In 2012 the W.B. Yeats Society of New York invited Tony to present a reading of Paperboy in the National Arts Club as part of the 1st Irish Festival. In 2013 and 2014 he performed a series of readings from his books at the New York Irish Center.
Commenting on this latest trip Tony says:
‘The interest in my books in the USA has been a surprise and a delight and I feel honoured to have been invited to be a guest author at Milwaukee Irish Fest.’