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A Cork celebration of 2013 novels

A Cork celebration of  2013 novels | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Rising of Bella Casey (Brandon Press)  is getting its Cork baptism on Thursday, December 5, at the Triskel Arts Centre at 8pm. I'm sharing the event, "A Celebration of Irish Novels published in...
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The Irish Literary Times

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The Irish Literary Times provides up-to-date coverage of Irish literary news and events in a magazine format via articles available online.

 

The site is curated by Gerard Beirne an Irish poet and novelist now living in Canada. His new novel is Charlie Tallulah (Oberon Press). His most recent collection of poetry is Games of Chance:A Gambler`s Manual (Oberon Press). His novel The Eskimo in the Net (Marion Boyars Publishers) was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award and was selected by the Literary Editor of the Daily Express  as his Book of the Year “scandalously ignored by the Man Booker judges...”.

 

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Congratulations, Gerard. That's great.
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Fellow writers salute Philip Casey at 65 as he publishes his Selected Poems

Fellow writers salute Philip Casey at 65 as he publishes his Selected Poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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John Boyne: why I’m nervous publishing Beneath the Earth, my first short stories

John Boyne: why I’m nervous publishing  Beneath the Earth, my first  short stories | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Curiously, out of all the novels I’ve written, only one is set in Ireland. And yet almost all my short stories, including most of the ones in this collection, are set here. What’s that about?
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Don Share: 'Ireland was and remains for me a country of and for poets' - Irish Times

Don Share: 'Ireland was and remains for me a country of and for poets' - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The editor of Chicago’s prestigious Poetry magazine on its special September issue on young Irish poets and his lifelong love affair with the land of Heaney and Kavanagh
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Rare James Joyce letters sold in US auction

Rare James Joyce letters sold in US auction | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Letters written during the author’s struggle to publish Ulysses reach 10 times guide price Two “extremely rare” handwritten letters by James Joyce, in which the Irish author laments the problems in finding a printer for Ulysses in the UK, have been...
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How Irish writer James Joyce became a belated bestseller in China-South China Morning Post

How Irish writer James Joyce became a belated bestseller in China-South China Morning Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In space of a generation, Joyce has gone from symbol of bourgeois corruption to one of cosmopolitan sophistication, with translations of his works plentiful and plays about him well attended
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Playboy of the Western World, theatre review

Playboy of the Western World, theatre review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Hooray. Any revival of J M Synge’s glorious 1907 Irish drama is cause for celebration, given that it contains some of the most continuously joyful use of language of any work in world theatre.
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Trevor Conway – Preview of Oscar Wilde Festival, Galway: 4th-6th September

Trevor Conway – Preview of Oscar Wilde Festival, Galway: 4th-6th September | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Trevor Conway, a Sligoman living in Galway since 2005, writes mainly poetry, fiction and songs. He has recorded an album of his songs, released in 2013.
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Donal Ryan to publish first collection of stories

Donal Ryan to publish first collection of stories | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A Slanting of the Sun, the first collection of short stories from Donal Ryan, author of The Spinning Heart and The Thing About December will be published next month.
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Jorge Luis Borges: Remembering the great Argentine author's Irish literary connections

Jorge Luis Borges: Remembering the great Argentine author's Irish literary connections | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On August 24th 1899, the great author Jorge Luis Borges was born in Argentina.
 
During his lifetime, he wrote collections of short stories and poetry that changed the face of writing on...
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By the Bog of Cats: Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned in this revenge tale

By the Bog of Cats: Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned in this revenge tale | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Marina Carr's dystopian play will leave you in no doubt that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
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Handwritten James Joyce Letters Sold in Auction

Handwritten James Joyce Letters Sold in Auction | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In a day and age when any handwritten letter is practically vintage, two of James Joyce's rare correspondences have managed to sell for more than ten times their guide price. The minimum bid at the...
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Benedict Kiely First Person To See ‘On Raglan Road’

Benedict Kiely First Person To See ‘On Raglan Road’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Benedict Kiely tells Ciarán Mac Mathúna how he thinks he was the first person to see the words of ‘Raglan Road
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Benedict Kiely event to 'Shed Light on Dark Corners' - The Ulster Herald

‘Shedding Light on Dark Corners’ is the theme of this year’s Benedict Kiely Weekend, which will take place in Omagh next month.
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Emma Donoghue's Blog - Making ROOM, Part Three: POST-PRODUCTION - August 27, 2015 08:43

Emma Donoghue's Blog - Making ROOM, Part Three: POST-PRODUCTION - August 27, 2015 08:43 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
When your film is in the can (not literally, anymore, of course – more like on the hard drive), it’s time for the screenwriter to get even further out of...
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Sinéad Gleeson edited an all-Irish women anthology to shout about

Sinéad Gleeson edited an all-Irish women anthology to shout about | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Samuel K Brick discusses The Long Gaze Back, an anthology of Irish women authors edited by Sinéad Gleeson, including Anakana Schofield and Anne Enright
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Elegant tale of a maid and the making of a poet - Independent.ie

Elegant tale of a maid and the making of a poet - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The third novel from Galway-based writer Nuala O'Connor (who previously favoured her name rendered in Irish), concerns 17-year-old Ada Concannon, transposed from Tigorra on the banks of
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Bai Li Wins Irish Literature Translation Prize 2015 - Yibada (English Edition)

Bai Li Wins Irish Literature Translation Prize 2015 - Yibada (English Edition) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Bai Li has won over three other Chinese translators who vied with her for the Irish Literature Translation Prize this year. Her winning piece was her translation of Colm Toibin's "The Empty House."
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Bai Li Wins Irish Literature Translation Prize 2015 - Yibada (English Edition) - Translation to Romanian / Traduceri în română

Yibada (English Edition)The Irish Literature translation awarding was held for the second time in China.
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Poetry Ireland Introduction Series |10| Michael Dineen

Michael Dineen is a poet from Cork based in Dublin. He has been published in Southword, The Shop, The Penny Dreadful, Weary Blues and Abridged. As well writing poetry he is a keen marathon runner, gig goer and traveller.
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Joseph O'Connor: 'I'm uncomfortable with the idea of a novel being “about ...

Joseph O'Connor: 'I'm uncomfortable with the idea of a novel being “about ... | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Book Club author on the magic of music, the Irish in England, The Thrill of it All as an entertainment, and why his lead singer Fran Mulvey is a descendant of Star of the Sea’s Pius Mulvey
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Submission Call - It’s a Queer City All the Same: An Anthology of LGBT Writing in Limerick | Poetry Ireland

Submission Call - It’s a Queer City All the Same: An Anthology of LGBT Writing in Limerick | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Theatre: A mesmerising triumph - Marina Carr

Theatre: A mesmerising triumph - Marina Carr | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It takes a lot to out-Euripides Euripides. But the combination of Marina Carr and Selina Cartmell (with some able assistance from Susan Duffy) has managed it. Carr's By the Bog of Cats
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