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Born 113 Years Ago Today – Frank O’Connor, (pseudonym of Michael O’Donovan), short-story writer and author of poetic translations from Irish is born in Cork.

Born 113 Years Ago Today – Frank O’Connor, (pseudonym of Michael O’Donovan), short-story writer and author of poetic translations from Irish is born in Cork. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Frank O’Connor’s memoir ‘An Only Child’ is an evocative work detailing his upbringing in poverty in his native Cork. He fought in the Irish War of Independence and supported the Anti-Treaty side in 1922 for which he was interned for a period of time. O’Connor served as a director of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in…
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2015 Longlist | The Frank O'Connor Short Story Award


2015 Longlist


Longlist for 2015 AwardTITLEAUTHORPUBLISHERHalf a Creature from the SeaAlmond, David (UK)WalkerThe Emerald Light in the AirAntrim, Donald (USA)Farrar, Straus, GirouxStone MattressAtwood, Margaret (Canada)BloomsburyRefundBender, Karen E. (USA)Counterpoint PressPondBennett, Claire-Louise (UK)Stinging Fly
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Review: God Bless the Child - Theatrical Retelling of Three of Frank O’Connor’s short stories

Review: God Bless the Child - Theatrical Retelling of Three of Frank O’Connor’s short stories | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A thoroughly enjoyable parcelling of three of Frank O’Connor’s short stories
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Frank O'Connor prize shortlist pits 'masters' against first-timers - including Colin Barrett

Frank O'Connor prize shortlist pits 'masters' against first-timers - including Colin Barrett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Lorrie Moore and AL Kennedy contend for €25,000 short stories award alongside two debut collections
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Watch Frank O'Connor: RTE Documentary "Interior Voices"-How Did I Become A Writer?

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Shortlist revealed for €25,000 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award

Shortlist revealed for €25,000 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Karen E Bender, Carys Davies, Tony Earley, Kirsty Gunn and Alejandro Zambra on shortlist for world’s richest short story prize
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90 Books On The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize Longlist

90 Books On The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize Longlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
If you’re stuck for something to read, The 2015 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize longlist is a great place to start looking, with ninety books selected for the presitgious prize.
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Mayo writer Colin Barrett wins Frank O’Connor award with debut collection

Mayo  writer Colin Barrett wins Frank O’Connor award with debut collection | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Barrett is just second Irish winner of the €25,000 prize, after Edna O’Brien
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