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Putting war into words-Audrey Magee

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Shortlisted this week for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, Audrey Magee’s ‘The Undertaking’ has the second World War as its backdrop. Here’s a selection of our favourite literary quotations on war
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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 based in Sligo. He has published six books of poetry and fiction. 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...”. His recent collection of stories was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award.

 

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Listen Back: Each Saturday at 6.05pm, in association with Poetry Ireland, Evelyn features a single poem by a leading Irish poet. 

Listen Back: Each Saturday at 6.05pm, in association with Poetry Ireland, Evelyn features a single poem by a leading Irish poet.  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Each Saturday at 6.05pm, in association with Poetry Ireland, Evelyn features a single poem by a leading Irish poet. Listen Back

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Louise O’Neill: ‘The hardest place to maintain my feminism is in a relationship with a straight man’

Louise O’Neill: ‘The hardest place to maintain my feminism is in a relationship with a straight man’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author Louise O’Neill on her new novel, getting used to fame and why living with her parents is a sanctuary
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Edna O’Brien was first woman to commit to paper anything that made any sense to me

Edna O’Brien was first woman to commit to paper anything that made any sense to me | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Edna O’Brien was the first woman to lambast my country’s constraints on women and she flung the door wide open on what it means to be yourself
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Ennis Book Club Festival - New Clare Voices

Ennis Book Club Festival - New Clare Voices | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Ennis Book Club Festival aims to promote and celebrate reading. Each year, readers both from Ireland and further afield, come to Ennis to share their love of all things book related. The Festival includes author readings, discussions, workshops and walking tours through the historic streets of Ennis. Over the past ten years, the Festival has become synonymous with quality programming, vibrant discussion and, most importantly, sheer 'good fun' in the Friendliest Town in Ireland.
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Announcing the new novel from Sally Rooney

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Faber & Faber is one of the world's great publishing houses and home to T. S. Eliot, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, William Golding, Samuel Beckett, Seamus Heaney, Kazuo Ishiguro, and more.
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Edna O’Brien: ‘I was lonely, cut off from the dance of life’

Edna O’Brien: ‘I was lonely, cut off from the dance of life’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The controversial author’s latest novel sees a woman fall for an outsider with a dark past
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Building Worlds and Breaking Meaning in Enda Walsh’s Work

Building Worlds and Breaking Meaning in Enda Walsh’s Work | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Jen Gushue reflects on the visceral work of Irish playwright Enda Walsh. 
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Will secluded 300-year-old former flour mill see the rise of a new generation of Northern Ireland writers?

Will secluded 300-year-old former flour mill see the rise of a new generation of Northern Ireland writers? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As a published poet Paul Maddern knows the benefit of finding some solitude in which to compose his verse. Indeed it was a desire to leave behind the fast pace of life in London which l
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Terminally ill Irish author Emma Hannigan's book hits number one spot

Terminally ill Irish author Emma Hannigan's book hits number one spot | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A CAMPAIGN launched to benefit bestselling author Emma Hannigan, a 10-time cancer survivor ha
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Edna O’Brien receives $50,000 PEN/Nabokov literary award in New York

Edna O’Brien receives $50,000 PEN/Nabokov literary award in New York | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘The Country Girls’ author, 87, speaks of ‘necessity for literature in our unhinged times’
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Step-down facility – An Irishman’s Diary about the Joycean property ladder

Step-down facility – An Irishman’s Diary about the Joycean property ladder | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Gerald Dawe reflects on his editing of ‘The Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets’ (2017)

Gerald Dawe reflects on his editing of ‘The Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets’ (2017) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Gerald Dawe reflects on his editing of ‘The Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets’ (2017)
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Report into Michael Colgan behaviour not to be published

Report into Michael Colgan behaviour not to be published | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Publication would breach confidentiality of participants, says Gate Theatre board
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Debt, a short story by Tom Vowler

Debt, a short story by Tom Vowler | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Taken from his acclaimed collection ‘Dazzling the Gods’, a tale of a family reunion with a hint of danger
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Emer Martin: Irish teacher in California: ‘I never thought it would involve taking a bullet’

Emer Martin: Irish teacher in California: ‘I never thought it would involve taking a bullet’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Atwood, Donoghue & Enright for UCD Irish-Canadian literary fest

Atwood, Donoghue & Enright for UCD Irish-Canadian literary fest | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Handmaids Tale author Margaret Atwood is among the authors set to feature in Imagining: Home - a two-day literary festival celebrating the connections between Canada and Ireland, taking place at UCD Dublin from March 1-2.
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Edna O’Brien was the first woman to commit to paper anything that made any sense to me

Edna O’Brien was the first woman to commit to paper anything that made any sense to me | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Edna O’Brien was the first woman to lambast my country’s constraints on women and, in her own over-the-top life, she flung the door wide open on what it means to be yourself
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Powerful poem on being an Irish American in Ireland

Powerful poem on being an Irish American in Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Steven G. Farrell speaks beautifully of how his surname singles him out as a person of Irish descent and yet it seems those that left Ireland have been forgotten as he travels through Galway. The Irish have penned many immigration stories but what about those who found themselves returning to their heritage?
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Submission Call: Audio Poems for Poetry Day Ireland –

Submission Call: Audio Poems for Poetry Day Ireland – | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poetry Day Ireland is on Thursday 26th April this year, with the theme of Poetry Surprises! Last year in collaboration with Poetry NI, to mark the occasion, we asked poets to send in recording of t…
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Making a Life as a Writer

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At a recent literature conference in Corfu, a Greek student asked a panel of Greek and Irish novelists whether they earned a living from their writing. Everyone on the panel had at least two novels published and over 15 years’ experience as a published fiction writer. Yet only one – Greek author Panos Karnezis – said he relied just on book sales and royalties for income, and even he spoke about it as a process of ‘diminishing returns’. Deirdre Madden, published by Faber and shortlisted twice for the Orange Prize, teaches on Trinity’s MPhil in Creative Writing, and is currently acting Head of the programme.
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Bealtaine - A Writing Intensive in Ireland with Libby Wagner and Owen O Suilleabhain

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A Week at the Trieste Joyce School

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I spent a week studying at the Trieste Joyce School in the summer of 2017, and I loved every minute of the experience.
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The healing power of poetry

The healing power of poetry | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poetry has been a lifeline for me. ‘Flower Press’ is an elegiac collection, written through a cloud of regret and grief
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