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Irish Writers in America - Colum McCann on Conan O'Brien

Colum McCann talks about Conan O'Brien as an Irish writer and humor as a literary art. See the entire show at http://www.cuny.tv/show/irishwriters/PR2002521
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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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Dylan Thomas Prize longlist revealed - includes Eimear McBride

Dylan Thomas Prize longlist revealed - includes Eimear McBride | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

Two entries, The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton and A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride, won the 2013 Man Booker Prize and 2014 Baileys Women's Prize respectively.

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Kelly Konya receives grant to research poet in Ireland » Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN

Kelly Konya receives grant to research poet in Ireland » Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Kelly Konya and friend in Ireland. (Kelly Konya '15 researched Irish poet Seamus Heaney in Ireland this summer.
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Irish author O'Neill favourite to win Man Booker Prize - Irish Examiner

Irish author O'Neill favourite to win Man Booker Prize - Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Irish author O'Neill favourite to win Man Booker Prize
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Flanagan, O'Neill and Williams would have been eligible under the previous rules which allowed authors from the Commonwealth and the Republic of Ireland.
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Sterne’s Tristram Shandy and Materials as Meaning

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  It’s difficult to call The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman a novel. The first of its nine volumes appeared in 1759, while the novel was still being developed as a genre. But ...
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Flight by Oona Frawley – review

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In the short epigraph to Oona Frawley’s Flight, the single word of the novel’s title is explored, dictionary definition-style.
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Northern Irish Poetry: The American Connection

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Taking a different approach from other studies of Northern Irish Poetry which locate it within an Irish or British Literary History, this book aims to elucidate its powerful transcultural dynamics, with specific reference to its American connections.
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‘Theatre is a horrible business’: the wisdom of Beckett’s chosen one

‘Theatre is a horrible business’: the wisdom of Beckett’s chosen one | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The genial German director Walter Asmus was initially scared of Samuel Beckett before gradually becoming the playwright’s personally anointed representative on Earth
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Two Irish authors on Booker longlist

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Two Irish writers, Niall Williams and Joseph O'Neill, have been longlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize.
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Dublin teacher Rob Doyle lands book deal with Harry Potter publishers - Independent.ie

Dublin teacher Rob Doyle lands book deal with Harry Potter publishers - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dubliner Rob Doyle has struck gold with his debut novel as his 
book has been snapped up by the publisher of the Harry Potter series.
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Southword Journal-Short Story by Billy O'Callaghan

Southword Journal-Short Story by Billy O'Callaghan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Bloomsbury to bring “Dublin’s Trainspotting” to the masses

Bloomsbury to bring “Dublin’s Trainspotting” to the masses | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Debut novelist Rob Doyle is the latest young Irish writer to have made the independent-to-major-publishing-house route to success, with Bloomsbury securing rights for his Dublin-set Here Are The Young Men.
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Playwright Marina Carr explores matters of life and death in 'Woman ...

Playwright Marina Carr explores matters of life and death in 'Woman ... | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fresh off the heels of producing Samuel Beckett's modern masterpiece Waiting For Godot, PICT Classic Theatre is back with the premiere of a compelling play by award-winning contemporary Irish playwright Marina Carr.
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Glucksman Ireland House NYU announces 2014 Tom Quinlan Lecturer - Tara Bergin

Glucksman Ireland House NYU announces 2014 Tom Quinlan Lecturer - Tara Bergin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Oh, Krapp John Hurt on Samuel Beckett's loner hero

Oh, Krapp  John Hurt on Samuel Beckett's loner hero | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Krapp's Last Tape is a kind of essay in aloneness so playing it 10 times a week was an intense experienceYears before I did Krapp's Last Tape I'd seen Patrick Magee and Jack MacGowran do it both of the bishops of the church of Beckett.
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Mary-Arrchie's 'HELLISH HALF-LIGHT: Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett' Kicks ... - Broadway World

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Mary-Arrchie's 'HELLISH HALF-LIGHT: Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett' Kicks ...
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Irish Authors' Corner growing; will host 18 writers

Irish Authors' Corner growing; will host 18 writers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
To embrace the storytelling roots of Irish culture, the 2014 Dublin Irish Festival will host 18 writers in the Irish Authors' Corner.
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Irish filmmakers breathe new life into classic James Joyce Dubliners story "Two Gallants"

Irish filmmakers breathe new life into classic James Joyce Dubliners story "Two Gallants" | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
"Original Dublin heist story" will take centre stage at international film festivals
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Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry

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Latest issue of the Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry just out: http://t.co/a1CTFuxSwP
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NEWS: Cusack and McAleer to star in Bodinetz’s production of Juno and the Paycock

NEWS: Cusack and McAleer to star in Bodinetz’s production of Juno and the Paycock | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse’s artistic director Gemma Bodinetz will direct Niamh Cussack and Des McAleer in a revival of Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock in a co-production between the Liverpool Theatres and Bristol Old Vic.
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Two Irish authors make Man Booker long list

Two Irish authors make Man Booker   long list | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Niall Williams nominated for ‘History of the Rain’ and Joseph O’Neill in running for ‘The Dog’
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Irish author makes longlist for prestigious Man Booker Prize

Irish author makes longlist for prestigious Man Booker Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish author Niall Williams has made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize.
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Mary O'Donnell, author: When I was 21 I wish I'd known - Independent.ie

Mary O'Donnell, author: When I was 21 I wish I'd known - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author Mary O'Donnell on the personal knowledge she would have liked at 21.
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Poetry Awards - The shortlist for the Shine/Strong Poetry Award 2014

Poetry Awards - The shortlist for the Shine/Strong Poetry Award 2014 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival
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Edna's birthplace ideal as writer's retreat - Clare Champion

Edna's birthplace ideal as writer's retreat - Clare Champion | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Clare Champion Edna's birthplace ideal as writer's retreat Clare Champion In the event that a benefactor purchased the property, I had hoped that Irish Landmark Trust, with whom I discussed the project might then assume responsibility for the...
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SEA SHANTY - Ciaran O' Driscoll

SEA SHANTY - Ciaran O' Driscoll | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This is an early, uncollected poem of disappointed love which came back to my mind on holidays here in Istria. (See my previous blogs 'Waterfronts in Istria, Croatia' and 'Did Magritte Holiday in Novigrad?
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