Tag Archives: Anne Enright

THE GLASS SHORE: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland (Launches)

The Glass Shore: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland has been thoroughly launched – first in Belfast, then in Dublin (take a bow, New Island). The Belfast launch was held in a packed and buzzing Ulster … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: MARY COSTELLO

  Mary Costello comes from Galway but she lives in Dublin. Her first book, a collection of short stories entitled The China Factory (2012) was published by the Stinging Fly Press to great acclaim, and was nominated for the Guardian … Continue reading

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#readwomen (International Women’s Day)

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Mountains to Sea curator Bert Wright organized a panel discussion between Joanna Walsh, who started the readwomen hashtag, Sarah Davis-Goff of Tramp Press and Anne Enright, Ireland’s first Laureate for fiction. Sinéad Gleeson was in … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS FOR IRISH FICTION

That Anne Enright has been named as the first Laureate for Irish Fiction is good news for all of us. She holds the position for three years and in that time she’ll teach one semester each at New York University … Continue reading

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LAUNCH!

The day has finally arrived.  I’m sure everyone will be glad when I move on to talk about something else, but give me this one last chance to thank you all.  Every book has had its sweetnesses and its excitements, … Continue reading

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Big Red Button

Hugo Hamilton’s new novel Every Single Minute was launched in a packed County Hall (Dun Laoghaire) last Thursday.  Reviews have been respectful, if slightly uncertain.  How fictional can a novel be when it makes no effort to hide the fact … Continue reading

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Dalkey Book Festival 2013 (Friday 14th – Sunday 16th June)

FRIDAY: Robert Fisk, in conversation with Pat Kenny (Church of the Assumption, Castle Street) It was raining hard in Dalkey on Friday evening, water splashing back from the pavement, people scudding along under umbrellas, not even peeking at passing celebrities.  … Continue reading

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