Category Archives: Fiction

Belgium-based writer Sheila Kinsella’s short stories draw inspiration from her Irish upbringing. An avid watcher of people’s behaviour, and blessed with abundant natural curiosity, Sheila lures the reader into a shrewdly observed world via imagery and comedy.  Sheila graduated with … Continue reading

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Steve Carr, from Richmond, Virginia, has had over 450 short stories published internationally in print and online magazines, literary journals, reviews and anthologies since June 2016. He has had seven collections of his short stories, Sand, Rain, Heat, The Tales … Continue reading

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Dee Scallan writes short stories and memoir and is working on a book for children. Three of her pieces were included in Cuisle Chill Dara, an anthology published in 2019. She was runner-up in the 2019 Michael Mullan Writing Competition … Continue reading

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Paul Murphy is in his late twenties. He was born and raised in Ballyhar which is a few miles outside Killarney. He studied English in the University of Limerick spending two years after graduation living and working in Vietnam. He … Continue reading

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Pre-buy at least one copy of The Galway Review 9 to be included in our new Anthology

Pre-buy at least one copy of The Galway Review 9 to be included in our new Anthology THE GALWAY REVIEW 9 Table of Contents Granted By Eamon O’Leary Page 7 A romance under the Arch of Triumph (Paramnesia)* By Sotir … Continue reading

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 Anne Marie Kennedy – 2020, A Donkey’s Perspective

Anne Marie Kennedy is an award winning writer of fiction, non-fiction, drama and varied verse.  She is a champion poetry slammer and small farmer, lives in rural Galway with her husband and a menagerie of four legged people. She teaches … Continue reading

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Sotir Athanasi was born in Athens on 26 May 1940 in an Albanian intellectual family. He was only six months old when his father, a mechanic engineer returned with his family to Tirana. When Sotir was only seven years old, … Continue reading

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Helena Kane is a retired teacher from Galway city who loves writing and has attended a number of Creative Writing courses with Susan Millar duMars and Maire Hughes. She has had a few pieces published in The Galway Advertiser and … Continue reading

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James Mulhern – A Bath

James Mulhern’s writing has appeared in literary journals over one hundred and thirty times. In 2015, Mr. Mulhern was awarded a writing fellowship to Oxford University. That same year, a story was longlisted for the Fish Short Story Prize. In … Continue reading

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Lorraine O’Byrne is  from county Limerick.  She is a member of the Killaloe Writers’ Group. Though an emerging writer, she has self-published numerous children’s books in the past, one of which is also published on https://www.shortkidsstories.com. Her first book on … Continue reading

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Stewart Devitt was born in Belfast, worked and played there and in Dublin, donning the jerseys of Instonians and Bective Rangers rugby clubs. An experienced training professional, specialising in communication and personal development, he now lives in Auckland. New Zealand and … Continue reading

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Rose Malone is a member of the Naas Creative Writers’ Group and was part of the editorial team which produced an anthology of the group’s writing – Cuisle Chill Dara: The Heartbeat of Kildare – in 2019. She has published … Continue reading

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