Podcast: RTE interview with me, Neil Hegarty and Emma Donoghue on Queer Love anthology

Paul McVeigh, Emma Donoghue and Neil Hegarty have come together as editor and contributors to a new book, Queer Love: An Anthology of Irish Fiction, published byThe Munster Literature Centre.

As well as talking about their own stories, RTÉ Arena asks the trio to choose a work by another that was pivotal in their lives as young gay people – listen above. 

You can listen here.

RTE Radio Interview about ‘The 32’

Interviewed on RTE Radio about The 32 Anthology

Here’s me on RTÉ One with Sean Rocks announcing that The 32: Anthology of Irish Working Class Voices extends the deadline to MAY 15 – we’re looking 16 new writers from all over the island of Ireland.
Submission Details here.


“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

Irish Short Story of the Year Deadline Today!

Hello there – I hope you’re well 🙂
As you made have heard me mention (ahem) I’m up for an award …. Irish Short Story of the Year!
Do you fancy voting for me (insert cheesy smile)?
It only takes 2 minutes – promise.
You click the link below – put in your email and click me on the Irish Short Story of the Year – ‘Hollow’.
No pressure of course – honest.  http://www.irishbookawards.irish/vote2017/
Thanks to Numero Cinq for putting my story up for nomination in the first place.
Wish me luck.