Composed almost entirely of short monologues by the ghostly inhabitants of the cemetery, it reads less like a conventional novel and more like a drama, or perhaps a scrapbook
If I look slightly guilty, it may be down to having Kentucky Fried Jesus peering over my shoulderRead more "Bray Literary Festival"
With 2016 soon coming to an end, it’s that time of the year when all sorts of prizes are being awarded. Last week saw Ireland’s literary scene shine its brightest at the Bord Gáis Energy Book Awards, honouring Irish writers across a range of genres. Mike McCormack‘s audacious Solar Bones was selected as Novel of the Year, just one week […]Read more "BAD SEX"
Get scribbling … A great round-up of poetry contests from Angela Carr of A Dreaming Skin A smorgasbord of competitions, writing submissions and opportunities all open or with deadlines in the month of November! Source: Poetry Competitions & Submissions – November 2016Read more "Poetry Competitions & Submissions – November 2016"
If you’ve never been in a room full of adults playing Pass the Parcel with an invisible ball of energy, then you don’t know what you’re missing.Read more "Fluffing Apologies …"
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"