Category Archives: Fiction

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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P.W. Bridgman – The Four-faced Liar

P.W. Bridgman (a pen name) is a Pushcart Prize-nominated Canadian writer with Irish forebears. His poetry and short fiction have appeared in, among other outlets, The Moth Magazine, The Honest Ulsterman, The Antigonish Review, The Glasgow Review of Books, Litro, Poetry Salzburg Review and The … Continue reading

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Jamie Logue – Patong Beach

Jamie Logue was born in Carlisle and was raised in a small village in Cumbria. He graduated from Newcastle University with a first class honours degree in English Literature and is currently studying for an MLitt in Postcolonial and World … Continue reading

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Anna Allen – Primrose  Cottage  

Anna Allen, born in County Wicklow, has lived in Connemara for over thirty years. Though the idea of writing nagged and haunted her, having married and started a family that grew and grew, there were too many other calls on … Continue reading

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Gordon Ferris – Cross-town

Gordon Ferris is a Dublin writer living in Donegal for the past thirty six years. He is a member of the Dublin Writers Forum and has had poetry and short stories published in A New Ulster, Hidden Channel and The … Continue reading

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Kathleen McCoy – Two Poems

Kathleen McCoy is a poet and professor in a SUNY creative writing program. Her first book, Green and Burning, Glas Agus a Dho, was a finalist in the Book Excellence Awards from Canada. In spring 2019 she will return to … Continue reading

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Vivien Hollis – Speak up

Vivien Hollis was born and educated in Belfast, left to attend Liverpool University, and worked in the south of England before emigrating to Canada.  Life as a university professor did not leave time for fiction but recently she swapped the … Continue reading

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Dillon McLaughlin – The Finders of Rodney Park

Dillon McLaughlin was born in Delaware in the United States and, growing up, split time between Wilmington, Delaware and Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City.  He is currently taking the Writing MA at NUIG.  Some of his short fiction has … Continue reading

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Holly Smith – Haunted Mirror

Holly Smith was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and moved from the United States to pursue her Master’s in Writing at NUIG. Prior to coming to NUIG, she worked at the University of Chicago Press as an editorial associate … Continue reading

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EM Martin – The Colour Consultant

EM Martin grew up in the UK and moved to the west of Ireland in 2016. She is currently doing a Masters in Writing at NUIG. Before committing to writing fiction and poetry Emer studied English Literature and Italian at … Continue reading

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

Daniel  Sammon recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Writing from NUIG. It is less than ten years since he was bitten by the writing bug and in that time he has written five books including three non-fiction, one fiction … Continue reading

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