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)

As the world slowly opens…so, too, do the art galleries

The Irish Times recently published Gemma Tipton's guide to "The best artworks to see in Ireland's reopened galleries". Margo and I are thrilled that Duality is deemed one of them: Margo McNulty’s show, Duality, is a collaboration with writer Shauna Gilligan, and both are fascinated by the stories that wrap around, and soak into the land. Find prints, … Continue reading As the world slowly opens…so, too, do the art galleries