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Fióna Bolger -The Geometry of Love Between the Elements

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At the launch of The Geometry of Love Between the Elements I made a recording of the author Fióna Bolger reading poetry.
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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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Claire-Louise Bennett: Pond

Claire-Louise Bennett: Pond | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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The Stinging Fly Press, an offshoot of the literary magazine, has made itself a publisher to watch with its careful selection of debut writers, many of whom have gone on to award-winning, bidding-war status.
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TWO RADIO INTERVIEWS - ARENA & GLUCKSMAN HSE

TWO RADIO INTERVIEWS - ARENA & GLUCKSMAN HSE | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Life is kind of bananas at the moment - lots of radio interviews with the USA, off to Glasgow tomorrow for a newspaper interview, trying to pack for the New England trip (book tour! Emily Dickinson Intl Society meeting!
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Publisher finds that writers' influences are mostly male

Publisher finds that writers' influences are mostly male | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
When Tramp Press asked authors submitting manuscripts to name the writers who inspire them, only 22% were female - pointing again to ‘the larger issue in the industry: our habitual dismissal of women’ An Irish publisher has stoked the flames of the...
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Man Booker prize 2015 longlist: let the 'posh bingo' begin

Man Booker prize 2015  longlist: let the 'posh bingo' begin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
At midday on Wednesday, the opening list of runners and riders for Britain’s leading books prize is unleashed on the reading world. Who will it be? Who will it be?
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The magnificent 70: Guardian Not the Booker prize longlist announced including Irish writers

The magnificent 70: Guardian Not the Booker prize longlist announced including Irish writers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The nominations are in: here are the contenders for this year’s Not the Booker prize. The next stage – creating the shortlist – is up to you. Read on …
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Feast at the West Cork Literary Festival 2015

Feast at the West Cork Literary Festival 2015 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Originally posted on Barbara O'Donnell: The only complaint I have about the West Cork Literary Festival  (WCLF) this year, is that I couldn’t get to every event I wanted to, because the programme was so jam packed.  The spectacular week saw all...
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Ten things we learned at West Cork Literary Festival

Ten things we learned at West Cork Literary Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writers can get very angry but they shouldn’t go to the gym: these and other literary nuggets were divulged in Bantry
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NYU Radio Hour, Dr. Miriam Nyhan interviews author Nuala O’Connor about her brand new novel

NYU Radio Hour, Dr. Miriam Nyhan interviews author Nuala O’Connor about her brand new novel
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Podcast – Dave Lordan on The Secret History of Irish Fiction

Podcast – Dave Lordan on The Secret History of Irish Fiction | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Young Irelanders Editor Dave Lordan of bogmanscannon.com discusses the work of Zola, Joyce, Beckett, Liam O Flaherty, Aidan Higgins, Des Hogan, Sean O Reilly, Melissa Dieme, Claire Keegan, Mary Costello, Colin Barrett, Rob Doyle, Claire Louise Bennett...
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Wesley Enoch locates Beckett's Happy Days in an outback rock | The Australian - The Australian (blog)

Wesley Enoch locates Beckett's Happy Days in an outback rock | The Australian - The Australian (blog) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Let’s begin with the plot. OK, that’s done, and now on to the parental warning. Kid playwrights, don’t try this at home.
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Poetry Ireland Introduction Series |8| Michael Naghten Shanks

Michael Naghten Shanks is the editor of online literary journal The Bohemyth. His own writing has featured or is forthcoming in various publications, including gorse, The Penny Dreadful, New Irish Writing, Southword, 3:AM and The Quietus.
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Maguy Marin's May B review – Beckett's derelicts go searching for cakes and sex

Maguy Marin's May B review – Beckett's derelicts go searching for cakes and sex | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ardhowen theatre, Enniskillen Beckett’s cast of lost souls astonish with dramatic expression in this visionary homage Back in 1981, when Maguy Marin was a young and unknown choreographer, she wrote to Samuel Beckett asking for permission to adapt...
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AUTHOR Annette Sills - Mayo News

AUTHOR Annette Sills - Mayo News | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ciara Moynihan talks to Annette Sills, author of ‘The Relative Harmony of Julie O’Hagan’, a fiction set in Manchester and Mayo
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Podcast Interview with short fiction writer Roisin O’Donnell

Podcast Interview with short fiction writer Roisin O’Donnell | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Read Roisin O Donnell in the Young Irelanders Anthology
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Strong Irish Showing on Not The Booker Longlist

Strong Irish Showing on Not The Booker Longlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Each year The Guardian newspaper produces an alternative to the Booker longlist (announced 29th July) which is a bit of fun, but at the same time, it’s rather nice to be noticed – and this is a readers prize so it’s down to you to vote for your...
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Dracula's birthplace: On the 125th anniversary of Dracula’s birth in the Yorkshire town, our writer retraces Bram Stoker’s trail of gore

Dracula's birthplace: On the 125th anniversary of Dracula’s birth in the Yorkshire town, our writer retraces Bram Stoker’s trail of gore | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Turfed out by his landlady, an Irish hack went roaming around Whitby – and turned what he saw into a horror classic.
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Sinéad Nic Síoda – Two Poems

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Sinéad Nic Síoda studied English, Theatre and Film at Swansea Metropolitan University; graduating as a Bachelor of Arts in 2002.
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An extract from The Lives of Women, by Christine Dwyer Hickey

An extract from The Lives of Women, by Christine Dwyer Hickey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
How do you tell the story of yourself as you were more than 30 years ago? How do you know what you were like then? The workings of your troubled mind and heart – how do you begin to resolve all that?
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Tales of two countries – an Irish-Italian cultural exchange

Tales of two countries – an Irish-Italian cultural exchange | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Catherine Dunne and Federica Sgaggio explore a new collection of work by Irish and Italian writers, two traditions marked by themes of emigration, struggle and family
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On my radar: Greta Gerwig’s cultural highlights

On my radar: Greta Gerwig’s cultural highlights | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The mumblecore star on Colm Tóibín’s writing about poetry, the surprising allure of Peaky Blinders and the restoration of Satyajit Ray’s cinema classics
Greta Gerwig, 31, was born in California.
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Niall Bourke – Four Poems

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Niall Bourke is 33, originally from Kilkenny but currently living in London where he teaches English Literature. He is currently finishing an MA in creative writing at Goldsmiths university of London.
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The 100 best novels: No 97 – Amongst Women by John McGahern (1990)

The 100 best novels: No 97 – Amongst Women by John McGahern (1990) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This modern Irish masterpiece is both a study of the faultlines of Irish patriarchy and an elegy for a lost worldJohn McGahern was a great Irish writer among a brilliant generation that included the playwright Brian Friel and the poets Michael...
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A double act wasn't in the script for the Abbey - Irish Independent

A double act wasn't in the script for the Abbey - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A team of two Scots will take over as joint directors at our National Theatre in January 2017. Neil Murray and Graham McLaren will overlap with Fiach Mac Conghail, the outgoing director
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