Writers Chat 53: Lia Mills on “Another Alice” (Arlen Classic Literature, Dublin: 2022)

Lia, You are very welcome to my Writers Chat series and I’m delighted to be talking to you about your novel Another Alice first published by Poolbeg in 1996, and reissued this year (2022) as part of the Arlen House Classic Literature Series. I spent much of the early to mid 1990s outside of Ireland … Continue reading Writers Chat 53: Lia Mills on “Another Alice” (Arlen Classic Literature, Dublin: 2022)

Writers Chat 52: Sara Baume on “seven steeples” (Tramp Press: Dublin, 2022)

Sara, You are very welcome to my WRITERS CHAT series. Congratulations on seven steeples (Tramp Press: Dublin, 2022). I loved the cumulative effect of this novel which felt – to me – like being swept away in a fugue of calm. Photograph of the cover of seven steeples showing mountains with a blue sky in … Continue reading Writers Chat 52: Sara Baume on “seven steeples” (Tramp Press: Dublin, 2022)

Writers Chat 51: Bernie McGill on “This Train is For”(No Alibis Press: Belfast, 2022)

Bernie, You are very welcome to my WRITERS CHAT series. Congratulations on This Train is For (No Alibis Press: Belfast, 2022) – a fantastic short story collection with, as Jan Carson has said, “not a word wasted or misplaced.” Cover of "This Train is For" by Bernie McGill showing interior of a train carriage with … Continue reading Writers Chat 51: Bernie McGill on “This Train is For”(No Alibis Press: Belfast, 2022)