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A book which should be mandatory reading for short story fans

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THE STINGING Fly magazine was born in 1998 with the specific aim in mind of providing a platform in Ireland for new short stories, some of which are nowe collected in Stinging Fly Stories, edited by Sarah Gilmartin and Declan Meade, and published by Stinging Fly Press.

A taste of ‘Autumn’ at Roscommon Arts Centre

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Roscommon Arts Centre has announced that award-winning novelist Kevin Barry’s Autumn Royal will close its national tour right in Roscommon on June 1 and 2.

Cúirt/Over The Edge New Writing Showcase

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DARA Ó Foghlu, Paul Denby, and Vinny Steed will read from their work at the 13th annual Over The Edge/Cúirt Festival of International Literature New Writing Showcase.

A event not to be missed by aspiring writers

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Write Now is a Mayo Art Service and Film Mayo event for Mayo writers that will take place on Saturday, December 9 in Breaffy House, Castlebar. In the morning there will be presentations by three professional writers; Elizabeth Reapy (fiction writer), Eugene O’Brien (screenwriter) and Eva O’Connor (playwright). This is an opportunity for established or budding Mayo writers to come along and enjoy presentations focusing on three different writing forms.

Illuminating ‘Women’s Christmas’ with Herstory

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TOMORROW IS January 6 - the feast of the Epiphany - which in Ireland has long been known as Nollaig na mBan or Women’s Christmas in Ireland and was a day when women would get together and celebrate. That hallowed tradition is to get a whole new lease of life – and lights - this weekend with a new festival - Illuminate Herstory - taking place in towns and cities across the country.

‘There are two sides to every fish: the good, buttery part, and the bone’

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Writer Joshua Ferris, who reads at Cúirt this Saturday, has been variously described as "one of America’s sharpest observers of 21st century life" (Daily Express), a "Virgil of the disaffected" (LA Times) and "a gifted satirist very much in touch with the fear and paranoia that undercuts US society" (The Irish Times).

 

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