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The Broken Spiral: Short Stories for Healing by R.M. Clarke (Ed.)
Posted by R.M. Clarke in > Anthology > Interviews

How do we decide what to believe? Is it the way words link together in a sentence spoken, how the words are sounded out? Is it the way words are...

Thinking Outside the Box – Guadalupe: Prose and Prints by Dylan Brennan
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In May 2015 the archbishop emeritus of Guadalajara, in concert with a Spanish demonologist (my dream job) and other men, performed an exorcism of the entire Mexican republic during a...

Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2016 by Orla McAlinden
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In a glittering ceremony last week the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards winners were announced including the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2016. The shortlisted stories were: Here...

Looking At The Stars, Edited by Kerrie O’Brien
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In May 2016 I started talking to a homeless girl who was sitting on Grafton Street reading a book. I asked her if she had somewhere to sleep that night...

Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Shortlist: Read & Vote!

Getting an incredible long list down to a short list of only six is a tough job, but Writing.ie’s amazing judges Madeleine Keane, Bob Johnston and Simon Trewin have managed...

New Ways to Story: The Museum of Cathy by Anna Stothard
Posted by Anna Stothard in > Anthology > General Fiction

  Months before beginning to write The Museum of Cathy, I gutted my chaotic London flat. I drove bags of tat to the rubbish dump and Oxfam, but everything precious...

“When Black Dogs Sing”: The Evolution of a Debut Collection by Tanya Farrelly
Posted by Tanya Farrelly in > Anthology

This Saturday 17th September 2016 sees the launch of my debut short fiction collection When Black Dogs Sing and so Vanessa O’ has kindly asked me to pen a few...

A Different Route to Publication by Orla McAlinden
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I’m delighted that my first collection of short stories The Accidental Wife has just been published in the USA by boutique publisher Sowilo Press, and I’m counting down the days...

Banshees In Print! Claire Hennessy, Eimear Ryan and Laura Jane Cassidy Tell All
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A sparkling initiative by Eimear Ryan, Claire Hennessy and Laura Jane Cassidy, the new literary journal Banshee launched last month. Events in Cork, as part of the Cork International Short...

Gazing Back But Looking Forwards: Sinead Gleeson on The Long Gaze Back
Posted by Sinead Gleeson in > Anthology

Richard Ford astutely thinks of the short story as the “high wire act of literature”, but my favourite description is from Irish writer Mary Lavin who called in an “arrow...

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