Borris House

Festival of Writing and Ideas in Borris 2016: Best talks to go to on the Sunday

Festival of Writing and Ideas in Borris 2016: Best talks to go to on the Sunday From the 10-12th June, the amazingly lovely and pretty Festival of Writing and Ideas will be launched on the very pretty town of Borris in Co. Carlow. I’ve been to many, many lit festivals and Borris is absolutely in […]

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Granta New Irish Writing

Am making my way slowly through this stunning-looking magazine. It is full of “new writing” and not “new writers” at all! This is good though as many of my fave writers are in this. Donal Ryan has a piece from his forthcoming novel and as always he is sickeningly brilliant at hooking the reader in […]

Borris House

Festival of Writing and Ideas in Borris 2016: Best talks to go to on the Saturday.

Festival of Writing and Ideas in Borris 2016: Best talks to go to on the Saturday From the 10-12th June, the amazingly lovely and pretty Festival of Writing and Ideas will be launched on the very pretty town of Borris in Co. Carlow. I’ve been to many, many lit festivals and Borris is absolutely in […]

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Granta New Irish Writing: Nuala O’ Connor and Kevin Barry freebies!

The Granta New Irish Writing was reviewed by Eileen Battersby a few weeks back and she seemed unimpressed with many of the stories and writing in the new issue of Granta New Irish Writing. I can see her point about the title being “New Irish Writing” but perhaps the editors meant new Irish writing by […]

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