Oakland - Gemma Whelan discusses and signs "Fiona: Stolen Child"
Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland is pleased to present Gemma Whelan as she discusses and signs her new book, Fiona: Stolen Child, on Thursday, October 21 at 7pm.
Gemma Whelan was the founding Artistic Director of Wilde Irish Productions, where she directed The Importance of Being Oscar (Dean Goodman Award for Direction), the U.S. Premiere of Ariel by Marina Carr, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, Eclipsed (Magic Theatre), and Endgame. Gemma has taught at numerous colleges and conservatories in the Bay Area, including UC Berkeley, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, American Conservatory Theatre, and Mills College. Gemma has also taught theatre and film in Singapore, and lead theatre tours to Ireland and England. Since her move to Portland in 2008, she has taught at Pacific University, Portland Actors Conservatory, and Portland State University. Fiona: Stolen Child is her first novel.