Writers Chat 49: Eamon Somers on “Dolly Considine’s Hotel” (Unbound: London, 2021)

Cover image of Dolly Considine's Hotel by Eamon Somers - colourful carpet with a black pistol on the floor Eamon, You are very welcome to my WRITERS CHAT series. Congratulations on Dolly Considine’s Hotel which was published by Unbound in 2021. I must thank you for taking the time to do a reading as part … Continue reading Writers Chat 49: Eamon Somers on “Dolly Considine’s Hotel” (Unbound: London, 2021)

Writers Chat 24: Helen O’Leary on “The Heart Stone”.

Helen, You are very welcome to my WRITERS CHAT series. Many congratulations on the publication of your first novel The Heart Stone (Millbrook Press: Kildare, 2019). You write both short and long fiction and have won a number of prizes for your work, the most recent being the Michael Mullan Short Story prize -  many congratulations! … Continue reading Writers Chat 24: Helen O’Leary on “The Heart Stone”.

Writers Chat 23: James Claffey on “The Heart Crossways” (Thrice Publishing: USA, 2018)

James, You’re very welcome back to my Writers Chat series. The last time we chatted, in 2012, we focused on Blood a Cold Blue a collection of short fiction. This time we’re chatting about your wonderful debut novel The Heart Crossways where you bring us into an Ireland that’s hardly recognisable today. So, let’s start with … Continue reading Writers Chat 23: James Claffey on “The Heart Crossways” (Thrice Publishing: USA, 2018)