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Svetlana Alexievich @ ILF Dublin

Svetlana Alexievich was in conversation with Conor O’Cleirigh in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Trinity College Dublin. The interpreter was Alexander Kan. What follows is an attempt to summarise what was said during an enthralling event.   Alexievich was here to publicise her new … Continue reading

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Interview: David Butler (City of Dis)

It may have taken David Butler almost a decade to finish writing his most recent two novels (The Judas Kiss 2012; City of Dis 2014) – but since then the publications, productions and awards have come flooding in: a poetry … Continue reading

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On viewing the page with loathing

Going through these old boxes of notes is a chastening experience. I’d forgotten how bad my early attempts at writing were. I suppose it’s progress, of a kind, to be able to recognize putrescence in your own work. There are … Continue reading

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