Category Archives: Fiction

The Guardian – Panorama by Dušan Šarotar review – a Sebaldian journey

Dušan Šarotar is a Slovenian writer, poet, screenwriter and photographer. He has published five novels (Potapljanje na dah/ Island of the Dead, 1999, Nočitev z zajtrkom/Bed and Breakfast, 2003, Biljard v Dobrayu/Billiards at the Hotel Dobray, 2007, Ostani z mano, duša moja/ Stay … Continue reading

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O. Lynne Hacklin – Aguila

 O. Lynne Hacklin is a semi-retired copywriter and technical writer. She lives near the Oregon coast where she enjoys hiking, books, and writing. Aguila By O. Lynne Hacklin “Aguila!”  I cried as I sobbed in the shower. Aguila, my sweet … Continue reading

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Serena Lawless – Don’t Run

Serena Lawless studied Advanced Creative Writing and Children’s Literature in the Open University and is currently a student of the MA in Writing in NUI Galway. She was shortlisted for the 2014 AM Heath Irish Children’s prize and is currently … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Mackey – The Texas Steakhouse

Mary Ann Mackey has lived all over the East Coast of the US. In 2016 she moved from NYC to Galway, swapping her weekends spent scribbling down stories at the central branch of the Brooklyn Public Library for the MA … Continue reading

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Trevor Murray – Adrift

Trevor Murray is a 26-year-old journalist and fiction writer currently studying his MA in Writing at NUI Galway. He is currently working on a series of short stories as well as his debut novel. His journalism work has seen him … Continue reading

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Daniel Sammon – ‘A Dinner for Me is Only Wasted’

Daniel Sammon lives in Renvyle, Co Galway. He is currently enrolled in the MA in Writing course at National University of Ireland Galway. He has written four books, including one book of poetry. In 2009 he walked from Renvyle to Dublin … Continue reading

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Christopher O’Riordan – The Number 13 Bus Limerick to Abbeyfeale

Christopher O’Riordan, is 28-years old comes from the rural village of Rockchapel, Co. Cork.  He achieved a BA. Honours Degree in English & History in Carlow Collge in 2015. Currently he is undertaking a MA in writing at NUI Galway. … Continue reading

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Ciara O’Leary – Oceans Apart

Ciara O’Leary is a native of Dublin and currently a student of Writing in NUI Galway. After a few draining years working in the corporate world, she left Ireland to travel and upon returning, decided to pursue a life and … Continue reading

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Erica Gonsalves – The Balcony

 Erica Gonsalves, originally from Connecticut, U.S, is spending the year abroad in Ireland to obtain a Masters in Writing from the National University of Ireland, Galway during the 2016/2017 school year. Before this year, she has been teaching high school … Continue reading

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Chris Beausang – Aspic

Chris Beausang was born, and continues to live, in Dublin. He is a PhD student in NUI Maynooth carrying out research on modernist aesthetics and its resurgence within the novels of contemporary authors Anne Enright, Will Self and Eimear McBride. … Continue reading

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