The album will be for sale on iTunes as soon as my twelve-year-old niece can explain to me how iTunes works.Read more "The Parallel Universe of Regret"
I’m very pleased to announce that I had a short story published in The Irish Times on Saturday, as this month’s winner of the Hennessy Short Story of the Month. Which is very nice. You can read the story here, if you want.Read more "19 Ways to Say “I Love You”"
Comedy legend Gene Wilder has died. He was 83 and had been suffering from Alzheimer’s.Read more "RIP Gene Wilder"
Author: The JT LeRoy Story couldn’t arrive at a better time. While examinations of identity and authenticity have generally been the reserve of academics, recent events in the Zeitgeist have put the issue of what is real squarely in the public eye.Read more "Author: The JT LeRoy Story"
I left Armagh with a bag full of books, a head full of ideas, a heart full of memories, and the soft feel and lingering scent of hugs and kisses from my new friends.Read more "At the John Hewitt Summer School"
Predictions for this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist Source: The Man Booker Prize 2016 Longlist: Predictions, Possibilities and PreferencesRead more "The Man Booker Prize 2016 Longlist: Predictions, Possibilities and Preferences"
My friend Cathy at 746 Books is running her 20 Books of Summer Challenge again, and once again I am woefully short of the target. However, I have managed to read a few great books in the last few weeks. Click on the picture to read the post from my other blog.Read more "To Read or Not to Read"
If you happen to be near Tralee this Saturday, there’s a festival of dance and music taking place at Banna Strand that looks to be unmissable. Féile Fáilte, organized by Irish choreographer Fearghus Ó Chonchúir, is a celebration and examination of the legacy of Roger Casement, the former British diplomat and humanitarian activist who threw his support behind […]Read more "The Casement Project"