Writers Chat 43: Catherine McNamara on “Love Stories for Hectic People” (Oxfordshire: Reflex Press, 2021)

Catherine, Welcome back to my WRITERS CHAT series. Today we’re discussing Love Stories for Hectic People, a slim volume of thirty-three charged flash fictions which recently won the Saboteur Award for Best Short Story Collection (congratulations!) Cover image of Love Stories for Hectic People SG: Firstly, let’s discuss the title and cover. It seems that these … Continue reading Writers Chat 43: Catherine McNamara on “Love Stories for Hectic People” (Oxfordshire: Reflex Press, 2021)

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 31: Noel Duffy on “Street Light Amber” (Ward Wood: London, 2020)

Cover of Street Light Amber Noel, You’re very welcome back to my Writers Chat series. Last time we talked, we discussed your collection On Light and Carbon which we re-publish at the end of this chat. Today, however, we are focusing on your fourth collection, the wonderfully titled Street Light Amber. Launched by writer David … Continue reading Writers Chat 31: Noel Duffy on “Street Light Amber” (Ward Wood: London, 2020)