Category Archives: Fiction

Neil Donnelly – Bunratty Beauty

Neil Donnelly is author of stage plays: ‘Upstarts,’ ‘The Silver Dollar Boys’, ‘Chalk Farm Blues’, ‘The Duty Master’, .and radio plays: ‘Rotunda Blue,’ King of the Blues’, (Both BBC) ‘The Darkest Hour’, ‘The Loop’ (Both RTE). Donnelly is author of … Continue reading

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N.K. Woods – Red Flags

N.K. Woods worked in financial services for years but left the world of business and banks behind to study Creative Writing in the University of Edinburgh. She received her MSc in 2018 and has recently had her first story published … Continue reading

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Bruce Rowe – Barbarous Inefficiency

Bruce Rowe was born in the Deep South of Louisiana where folklore and myths are as plentiful as fireflies in the Bluebonnet Swamp on a midsummer’s night. He has integrated supernatural elements from those myths into his stories. He has … Continue reading

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Maria Nikolaisen – The Death of Danny McLaughlin

Maria Nikolaisen, born in Andenes, Norway in 1994, came to Ireland in 2013 to do the BA of Arts With Creative Writing at NUIG. She has always been an eager traveller, and has an eclectic work history, including kindergarten teaching, … Continue reading

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Stephen Glennon – A Thorny Briar’s Lament 

Stephen Glennon is a journalist with the Connacht & City Tribunes. With 25 years’ experience, he has also contributed items to other provincial and national newspapers, numerous radio stations and to RTE. His first book, ‘To Win Just Once’, charting … Continue reading

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Kerry Graham – Recipe for disaster

Kerry Graham is currently studying in NUI Galway towards a Masters in Writing, having already completed her BA in English and Classics there in 2018. Hailing from Donegal, Kerry has always pursued her passion for writing, having been published first … Continue reading

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Ruairí Kennedy – Ruffled Feathers

Ruairí Kennedy was born in London, and raised near Killarney, County Kerry for most of his childhood. He was awarded a BA in Ancient and Medieval History and Culture at Trinity College Dublin in 2016, and is currently pursuing an … Continue reading

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Ruth Hosty – Breathes in the Dark

Ruth Hosty and is a twenty year old creative writing student attending the National University of Ireland Galway (She says she’s twenty but was really born to be a granny). She’s loved writing since a young age. Her first vivid … Continue reading

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Jenny Darmody – The Therapy Journal

Jenny Darmody is journalist and editor working and living in Ireland. She has previously been published in The Incubator and Microfiction Monday Magazine and is currently working on her first novel. She was also one of the Young Writer Delegates … Continue reading

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Peter Toeg – The Last Words He Never Heard

Peter Toeg has lived in the Midwest USA for twenty-five years, taught English in a university, and worked as a technical writer. He writes full-time now: mostly memoir and short stories. Writing is his avocation. He has two published mystery … Continue reading

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Steve Carr – Honeysuckle

Steve Carr, who lives in Richmond, Va., began his writing career as a military journalist and has had over 230 short stories published internationally in print and online magazines, literary journals and anthologies since June, 2016. He has two collections … Continue reading

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Nicola Jennings – Bog cotton

Nicola Jennings was short listed for the Sunday Tribune Hennessy Literary Awards 2008. Her story Muscle Memory was included in The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction 2005-2015. Her short stories have been published in The Stinging Fly, Waterford Review, Ireland’s … Continue reading

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