Writers Chat 22: Andrew Farkas on “Sunsphere” (BlazeVOX [books]: New York, 2019)

Andrew, You are very welcome to my WRITERS CHAT series. Congratulations on your latest publication, a linked short story collection Sunsphere  (BlazeVOX [books]: New York, 2019). A previous collection of fictions, Self-Titled Debut, won the Subito Press Prose Contest in 2009 and a novel The Big Red Herring is due in October.  Purchase Sunsphere direct from BlazeVOX [books]  SG: … Continue reading Writers Chat 22: Andrew Farkas on “Sunsphere” (BlazeVOX [books]: New York, 2019)

Writers Chat 12: Catherine McNamara on “The Cartography of Others” (Unbound: London, 2018)

Catherine, You are very welcome to my WRITERS CHAT series. Congratulations on your second collection of short stories, The Cartography of Others (Unbound: London, 2018) ,which transported me into other worlds, as good stories do! SG: First and foremost, tell me a little about how you went about assembling the collection. There are many award winning stories … Continue reading Writers Chat 12: Catherine McNamara on “The Cartography of Others” (Unbound: London, 2018)

Writers Read: On “Vampire in Love” by Enrique Vila-Matas

NOTE: This post was first published on my blog in October 2016 There's a radio advert for a book festival in Dublin which tells listeners that you never know what will happen when you open a book. The selection of stories 'Vampire in Love' by Enrique Vila-Matas is testament to this. Translated by the great … Continue reading Writers Read: On “Vampire in Love” by Enrique Vila-Matas