The Hennessy Literary Awards shortlist for 2018 has been announced. I’m humbled and grateful to be included in the list. I have been shortlisted for my short story, “The Light on the Water”, published last summer in the Irish Times.Read more "Hennessy Literary Awards Shortlist"
I’m thrilled to announce that a short story of mine has been shortlisted for the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition. My story, “The Two of Hearts” was broadcast on RTÉ Radio the other evening, and is avaialable now to listen to here. The story is read – beautifully, poignantly – by actress […]Read more "The Two of Hearts"
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 …"
At the International Literature Festival Dublin last week, Lucy Caldwell and Anakana Schofield read from and discussed their work. Click on the link to read my report. Source: Niall McArdle on Anakana Schofield and Lucy Caldwell You can listen to my brief interview with Anakana Schofield following the event:Read more "Niall McArdle on Anakana Schofield and Lucy Caldwell"
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”"