Writers Chat 42: Paul Perry on “The Garden” (New Island: Dublin, 2021)

Paul, You’re very welcome to my Writers Chat series. We’re going to chat about The Garden  (New Island: Dublin, 2021), your new novel which, in the words of Mia Gallagher is “vividly compelling.” I’d agree with Mia – and the critical praise that The Garden is receiving – it is a novel that compels you … Continue reading Writers Chat 42: Paul Perry on “The Garden” (New Island: Dublin, 2021)

Writers Chat 37: Nuala O’Connor on “Nora” (New Island: Dublin, 2021)

Nuala, You’re very welcome back to my Writers Chat series. This time we’re here to chat about Nora, your fifth novel, lauded by Edna O’Brien as “a lively and loving paean to the indomitable Nora Barnacle”. I read the US version published by Harper Perennial and the Ireland/UK publication with New Island was published April … Continue reading Writers Chat 37: Nuala O’Connor on “Nora” (New Island: Dublin, 2021)

Writers Chat 36: Lisa Harding on “Bright Burning Things” (Bloomsbury: London, 2021)

Lisa, Welcome back to my Writers Chat Series. We're here to chat about your second novel Bright Burning Things (Bloomsbury: London, 2021) which Lisa McInerney has so accurately described as ‘a meticulous portrait of a life unravelling’. Bright Burning Things - Cover Image SG: Let’s start with Sonya’s narrative voice. It’s through her – often … Continue reading Writers Chat 36: Lisa Harding on “Bright Burning Things” (Bloomsbury: London, 2021)