I’m honoured to be teaching at the excellent Faber Academy from June. Here’s a little bit about the course…
“Wherever you are, whenever suits you, start your novel the right way with six months of structured learning and constructive feedback on your first 15,000 words
28 Weeks – Spend time on your novel, and get it done
Two-Week Sessions – Fit your writing around your other commitments
Small Group – Get to know your fellow writers and their novels
Virtual Classroom – A private space designed specifically for teaching and learning writing skills
One-to-one Feedback – Detailed personal critiques from our tutors, on Skype or over the phone
Regular, Frequent Peer Review – Honest responses from people you trust on your work-in-progress
Focus On Your Novel – No academic essays, no stylistic exercises, just your book
Application Process – To make sure you get the highest quality peer group
24-Hour Tech Support – So you never need to worry that you can’t log in
Find out more today:
Click here to find out what you can expect from your tutor;
Contact us to find out if it’s right for you.”
“I devoured it in a day, but I’ve thought about it for many, many more. ”
Bailey’s Prize-winner Lisa McInerney
“A triumph of storytelling. An absolute gem.”
So it’s rare that I put work online. And I’ve never written anything like this.
I’d love to know what you think of this departure in style – ‘Hollow’.
Here’s what Numero Cinq said about the story…
“To close out our amazing Irish lit series Uimhir a Cúig (No. 5 in Irish) we have wonderfully strange and disturbing short story from the award-winning Belfast novelist Paul McVeigh. Think of Ovid and the brothers Grimm in a mash up, plant-human sex, and the inevitably terrible outcome.”
A little about the magazine…
“Now in its seventh year the magazine has published a stellar array of new and known (international, award-winning) writers including among others, Lynn Coady, Mavis Gallant, Lance Olsen, Lydia Davis, Anthony Doerr, George Szirtes, Andrew Gallix, Kevin Barry, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, John Kelly, Doireann Ni Griofa and Kevin Barry. They’ve published novellas, entire books, plays, poems, translations, fiction, nonfiction, sermons, criticism, memoirs, music, art work, hybrid art, conceptual art, provocative graphics.”
What do you think of Hollow?