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Current Projects:  Non-Fiction

As the Smoke Clears  (working title)        Memoir         


A True Story of Love, Loss, Resilience and Survival


Zoe Holohan


The harrowing true story of the Irish woman, who, on honeymoon with her new husband, was caught up in the Greek wildfires of 2018, in which her husband perished but she survived.


Zoe Holohan has worked in media for over two decades, in advertising, marketing and on creative campaign design. She has had numerous travel articles published in The Irish Independent and the Sunday World magazine . 


UK and Ireland Rights: Gill Books


All Other Rights:



The Upside of Down                   Memoir/Mental Health


Tara West


The novelist’s memoir of depression and recovery.


To be published by Dalzell Press in Autumn 2020.


Tara West is the author two novels. Poets are Eaten as a Delicacy in Japan (Liberties Press, 2012) and Fodder (Blackstaff Press, 2002).


Translation rights:




Treasury of Mindfulness                       Mind, Body, Spirit

Tips and Techniques for Every Day


Paddy Brosnan


A collection of simple yet precious resources which will enhance readers’ lives and add to the quality of their everyday experiences Each page or entry in the Treasury will feature one of four different kinds of mindfulness tools: A Mindful Meditation, Everyday Mindfulness, Mindful Ideas, 1-Minute Mindfulness.


Published by Dalzell Press in March 2020.


Paddy Brosnan is a mindfulness teacher and inspirational speaker. A committed Buddhist, he has practiced mindfulness for 14 years and has been teaching for over four years. Paddy’s first book, This Works: How to Use Mindfulness to Calm the Hell Down and Just Be Happy was published by Hay House in October 2018.  


Audio Rights to Bolinda.


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Afraid of the Dark            Memoir/Mental Health/Fatherhood


Jonny McCambridge


The Irish journalist’s memoir about his struggles with mental health issues as well as the trials and tribulations of being a full-time ‘stay-at-home’ dad to his infant son.


To be published by Dalzell Press in Autumn 2020.


Jonny McCambridge is an Irish journalist and blogger.


Translation rights:




American Life in Opera                                                          Music             

and the Richard Tucker Music Foundation


Encounters with opera stars and winners of the Richard Tucker Award

and Career Grants, and the Sara Tucker Study Grants


Maria-Cristina Necula


Following the mission and model of her Life in Opera (Amadeus Press, 2009), Necula proposes to continue the candid conversations with internationally-renowned opera stars about living and working in the opera world, but with a focus this time on American singers.


Maria-Cristina Necula’s published work includes Life in Opera: Truth, Tempo and Soul (Amadeus Press, 2009); two translations: Molière’s The School for Wives (performed at Canterbury Christ Church University, U.K.)  and Europe à la carte; two poetry chapbooks: The Bliss Delusion Tango and Shadows and Miracles; and over forty articles and interviews in Classical Singer Magazine, Das Opernglas, Studies in European Cinema, and Opera News. A classically trained singer, she has performed in the New York City area at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Florence Gould Hall, and the Westchester Broadway Theatre, among other venues. She lives in White Plains, NY.


World Rights:



The Musical Offering                               Music                      


Why the Musical Calling Matters


John Kennedy


The Musical Offering is a meditation on the power of music and the pursuit of a musical life, providing a platform for musical activism in today’s world. Amidst profound shifts in cultural values and a rapidly changing musical landscape, the book affirms the values inherent in musical practice and why music is a performative form of social action.


John Kennedy is a widely-known and renowned conductor, composer, and musician. With a legacy of artistic leadership, fuelled by creativity and experimentalism, Kennedy has led acclaimed performances worldwide in opera, orchestral, dance, and new music, from New York’s Lincoln Center Festival, to the leading festivals of Europe and Asia. As the Resident Conductor and Director of Orchestral Activities for Spoleto Festival USA since 2011, Kennedy is acclaimed for his imaginative programming linking music of all eras, as well as illuminating performances of contemporary music. A prolific composer whose work has been hailed for its beauty, strangeness, and communicative capacity, Kennedy is a devoted agent of music as a living cultural force.  He lives in Berkeley, California.


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Morphine: The Blessing, The Curse              Narrative Non-Fiction/Memoir                        

Dr Liam Farrell


Morphine is a double-edged sword. Due to its unique ability to control pain, every one of us will one day need it, but it has extracted a terrible price on both individuals and society. In this book, Dr Liam Farrell, family doctor, writer and broadcaster – and former morphine addict – explores the history and the science of the drug that almost destroyed him.


Dr Liam Farrell, 58, is a former family doctor, an award-winning writer and a seasoned broadcaster. He has been a columnist for the British Medical Journal for 20 years and currently writes for GP, the leading publication for general practitioners in the UK. He has also been a columnist for The Lancet, the Journal of General Practice, the Belfast Telegraph and the Irish News. He wrote the entry on sex for The Oxford Companion to the Body.  On Twitter he curates #Irishmed, a weekly ‘tweetchat’ for his 13k followers on all things relating to Irish medicine, north and south. His first book, Are You the F**cking Doctor, was published in Autumn 2018 by Dalzell Press. He lives in Rostrevor, N. Ireland                             


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