Teaching at Look North Festival

I’m looking forward to teaching at the inaugural Look North Festival in Belfast. If you fancy coming along here’s the details.

“Over the weekend you will attend a Short Story workshop from 10am – 12 noon on Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th February.

You will find out what competition judges, anthology and journal editors look for in a short story. You will get tips on where to start the action, how to grab the reader, along with opportunities for submission, how to find them and where you should be sending your stories. 

Paul McVeigh is a writer, author and performer. His novel, The Good Son, won The Polari First Novel Award and the McCrea Literary Award. He is the Editor of three anthologies, including, 32: An Anthology of Irish Working-Class Voices, (Unbound), published in 2021.”

Book here. Check out the programme here.

You can listen to my most recent short story ‘Daddy Christmas’ (which aired on BBC Radio 4 on Christmas Day) on iPlayer for the next year. 

The Good Son

The Good Son: Won The Polari Prize & The McCrea Literary Award

“The Good Son is a work of genius from a splendid writer.”

Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Olen Butler

“A triumph of storytelling. An absolute gem.” Donal Ryan

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