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Welcome to the Munster
Literature Centre

Founded in 1993, the Munster Literature Centre (Ionad Litríochta an Deiscirt) is a non-profit arts organisation dedicated to the promotion and celebration of literature, especially that of Munster. To this end, we organise festivals, workshops, readings and competitions. Our publishing section, Southword Editions, publishes a biannual journal, poetry collections and short stories. We actively seek to support new and emerging writers and are assisted in our efforts through funding from Cork City Council, Cork County Council and the Arts Council of Ireland.Originally located in Sullivan's Quay, the centre moved to its current premises in the Frank O'Connor House (the author's birthplace) at 84 Douglas Street, in 2003.

In 2000, the Munster Literature Centre organised the first Frank O'Connor International Short Story Festival, an event dedicated to the celebration of the short story and named for one of Cork's most beloved authors. The festival showcases readings, literary forums and workshops. Following continued growth and additional funding, the Cork City - Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award was introduced in 2005, coinciding with Cork's designation as that year's European Capital of Culture. The award is now recognised as the single biggest prize for a short story collection in the world and is presented at the end of the festival.In 2002, the Munster Literature Centre introduced the Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Prize, an annual short story competition dedicated to one of Ireland's most accomplished story writers and theorists. This too is presented during the FOC festival. The centre also hosts the Cork Spring Literary Festival each year, at which the Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Prize is awarded (established 2010).

Workshops are held by featured authors in both autumn and spring, allowing the general public to receive creative guidance in an intimate setting for a minimal fee. In addition, the centre sponsors a Writer in Residence each year. We invite you to browse our website for further information regarding our events, Munster literature, and other literary information. Should you have any queries, we would be happy to hear from you.

 

 

 

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NEWS ARCHIVE

 

 

SOUTHWORD 17 NOW ONLINE!

 

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Featuring work from Martín Espada, Theo Dorgan, Billy Ramsell, the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition winner--Alexa Beattie, and the photography of John Minihan.

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Best of Irish Poetry 2010 on sale now at a special web price!

 

Best Irish Poetry in English 2010

 

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New Featured Poets at Poetry International:

Martina Evans and Pat Boran

 

Martina Evans Martina Evans was born in 1961 to a large family in County Cork, where her mother ran a pub, a shop and a petrol station. The youngest of ten siblings, family and local history is a major presence in her work. After studying at UCC and St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin, she began a fifteen-year career as a radiographer. Evans moved to London in the late 1980s, where she completed a degree in English and Philosophy with the Open University and began writing poetry and novels. Awards soon followed, including the Betty Trask Award in 1995 and the Arts Council England Award in 1999 for her novels Midnight Feast and No Drinking No Dancing No Doctors respectively. Additionally, she is involved in the writing community as a creative writing teacher (London Metropolitan University), competition judge (Listowel) and journalist (Irish Post, Irish Times and The Guardian)

Pat Boran

Pat Boran was born in Portlaoise, Ireland, in 1963 and currently lives in Dublin. Prior to taking over the running of the press in 2005, he had published four collections of poetry with Dedalus: The Unwound Clock (1990), which won the Patrick Kavanagh Award, Familiar Things (1993), The Shape of Water (1996) and As the Hand, the Glove (2001). His New and Selected Poems (first published by Salt Publishing in 2005) was reissued, with minor revisions, by Dedalus in November 2007. 

 

 

Poems and more at Poetry International.org

 

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The Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition

Gregory O'Donoghue

The Munster Literature Centre is pleased to announce a new international poetry prize for a single poem. Click here for more information.

 

 

1st Prize €1000, publication in Southword

and a trip to Cork Ireland.

2nd Prize €500 publication in Southword

3rd Prize €250 publication in Southword

Ten runners-up to be published in Southword and receive €30 publication fee.

 

Deadline Tuesday December 15th

 

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SIMON VAN BOOY WINNER OF 2009 CORK-CITY FRANK O'CONNOR SHORT STORY AWARD

Simon Van BooyAnglo-Welsh author Simon Van Booy was announced as the winner of the 2009 Cork City - Frank O'Connor Short Story Award. The announcement was made by Patrick Cotter on Sunday at the closing ceremony of the tenth annual Frank O'Connor International Short Story Festival. New York resident Van Booy (pronounced BOY) has won for his second collection of stories called Love Begins in Winter published in the UK by Beautiful Books and in the USA by Harper Perrennial. The award is worth 35,000 euro, the largest monetary prize for the short story form. Now in its fifth year, arguably the award has grown to be the world's most prestigious prize for writers of short stories.  It is administered by the Munster Literature Centre in Cork and made possible through the generous sponsorship of Cork City Council.
 
Simon Van Booy was born in London and grew up in rural Wales and Oxford. After playing football in Kentucky, he lived in Paris and Athens. In 2002 he was awarded an MFA and won the H.R. Hays Poetry Prize. His journalism has appeared in magazines and newspapers including The New York Times and The New York Post. Van Booy is the author of The Secret Lives of People in Love, now translated into several languages. He lives in New York City, where he teaches part-time at the School of Visual Arts and at Long Island University. He is also involved in the Rutgers Early College Humanities Program (REaCH) for young adults living in underserved communities.
 
Cotter, Artistic Director of the Munster Literature Centre, declared in the judges' citation of Van Booy's book:
 
"While we believe that this was the most evenly-matched short-list ever in the award's history, containing six brilliant books by accomplished authors, after much rereading and long discussions the jury was convinced by one title in particular. Unusually for a work of serious literature this book won with its consistently positive and optimistic approach to examining the travails of human experience. It is an emotionally warming book which easily wins a place in the heart of the reader. The jury was impressed by the author's consummate mastery of the technique of classic short story writing. From the opening line he grabs the reader's attention and maintains focus. His language is lyrical and sings off the page. His stories are full of the most exquisite insights, aphoristic without ever seeming like mere conveyances for ideas. It is with great pleasure that we can present this award to Simon Van Booy for his book Love Begins in Winter."
 
For further information contact:
 
Patrick Cotter
Artistic Director
The Munster Literature Centre

 

 

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Cork Culture Night 2009

BE OUR GUEST AND SEE ALL SORTS THIS FRIDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER

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Theatres, galleries, observatories, public laboratories, artist studios, historic houses and Churches are staying open late and putting on a range of special programmes, all for free. With over fifty venues and one hundred and fifty events there truly is something for everyone. Running from early evening until very late, you, your family and friends can explore Cork and its culture, all for free. Cork’s artists, venues and staffs have all welcomed and supported this project. We would like to thank them for all of their efforts in creating this programme for you to enjoy, again all for free.

Culture Night at MLC - 8pm to 12am

Frank O'Connor House, 84 Douglas Street, Cork. (Across from the Gables Bar).

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First 100 people to arrive will receive a free anthology of Irish poetry. A film featuring an interview of Frank O’Connor made by the BBC in 1961 will be shown on loop. Made in Cork for the series Monitor, this 17 minute film is not only an affecting portrait of O’Connor but also of the North side of Cork City.

Visit th Cork Culture Night website for more information about this and other events.

 

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Frank O'Connor

THE FRANK O'CONNOR INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY FESTIVAL

 

 

 

 

2009 PROGRAMME

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Download a map of the venues

Wednesday, 16th September

Philip Ó Ceallaigh Public Interview by Billy Ramsell
Prize-winning Irish author interviewed by young poet. (see pages 16 & 17 of festival brochure)
Venue: Cork City Library, Grand Parade. Time: 4pm. Admission: Free.

Philip Ó Ceallaigh and MJ Farrell - Reading
Cork City - Frank O’Connor Award twice nominated author reads with Irish debut author.
(see pages 3 & 16 of festival brochure)
Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 8pm. Admission: Suggested donation €5.

Festival Club: Musician- Hank Wedel. Venue: The Long Valley (Hayloft), Winthrop St. Time: 10.00 - Late
(see page 25 of festival brochure)

Thursday, 17th September

Petina Gappah Public Interview by Ann Luttrell
Cork City - Frank O’Connor Award nominated author from Zimbabwe talks to Literature Officer of the Triskel Arts Centre. (see pages 4 & 5 of festival brochure)
Venue: Cork City Library, Grand Parade. Time: 4pm. Admission: Free.

Shih Li Kow & Jack Harte - A Reading
A reading by Cork City - Frank O’Connor Award nominated author from Malaysia with the Chairman of the Irish Writers’ Centre. (see pages 9 & 11 of festival brochure)
Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 7pm. Admission: Suggested donation €5

Petina Gappah & Liesl Jobson - A Reading
Cork City - Frank O’Connor Award nominated author from Zimbabwe and a flash fiction specialist from South Africa. (see pages 4 & 10 of festival brochure)
A reading by Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 9pm. Admission: Suggested donation €5

Festival Club: Author - Madeleine Darcy with musicians Marja Gaynor and Eileen Healy. Venue: The Long Valley (Hayloft), Winthrop St. Time: 10.30 - Late (see page 25 of festival brochure)

Friday, 18th September

Nude by Nuala Ní Chonchúir- Book Launch
former Southword fiction editor and prize-winning author Nuala Ní Chonchúir celebrates the
publication of Nude - her third collection of short stories. (see page 14 of festival brochure)
Venue: Cork City Library, Grand Parade. Time: 4pm. Refreshments Admission: Free.

Simon Van Booy & Billy O’Callaghan - A Reading
Cork City - Frank O’Connor Award nominated British author from New York reads with Cork author who has just published his second collection of stories from Cork-based press Mercier.
(see pages 15 & 23 of festival brochure)
Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 7pm. Admission: Suggested donation €5

Mary Morrissey & Charlotte Grimshaw - A Reading
Cork City - Frank O’Connor Award twice nominated author from New Zealand reads with established Irish author. (see pages 6 & 13 of festival brochure)
Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 9pm. Admission: Suggested donation €5

Festival Club: Author Kevin Doyle and musician Fintan Lucy. Venue: The Long
Valley (Hayloft), Winthrop St. Time: 10.30 - Late. (see page 25 of festival brochure)

Saturday, 19th September

Short Story Beginnings - A Workshop with Jon Boilard
An introduction to writing Short Stories given by Jon Boilard, former fiction editor of Southword and
winner of the Sean O’Faolain Short Story Prize. (see page 2 of festival brochure)
Venue: Munster Literature Centre, Douglas Street. Time: 11am -1pm. Fee: €40. Participation limited to eight individuals. Phone 021-4312955 to book.

Short Story Masterclass - A Workshop with Mary Morrissey
An advanced workshop exclusively for authors who have already published one or more short stories.
(see page 13 of festival brochure) Venue: Munster Literature Centre, Douglas Street. Time: 11am -1pm. Fee: €40. Participation limited to five individuals. Phone 021-4312955 to book.

Who has won the Sean Ó Faoláin Prize?
The announcement and reading of the winning short story of the €1500 2009 Sean Ó Faoláin Short Story Prize.
Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 2pm. Admission: free.

The State of the Art - A Discussion
An open conversation involving a selection of festival participants.
Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 4pm. Admission: Free.

Wells Tower & Sude - A Reading
Cork City - Frank O’Connor Award nominated author from the United States reads with Shanghai
author who is on a residency with the Munster Literature Centre. (see pages 19 & 21 of festival
brochure)
Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 7pm. Admission: Suggested donation €5

Alan Titley & ZZ Packer - A Reading
Readings by two established and respected authors each known for the their laugh-out loud humour. One from Ireland and one from the United States. (see pages 18 & 20 of festival brochure)
Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 9pm. Admission: Suggested donation €5

Festival Club: Author Jon Boilard and musician Perry Wild. Venue: The Long
Valley (Hayloft), Winthrop St. Time: 10.30 - Late (see page 25 of festival brochure)

Sunday, 20th September

Announcement of the Winner of the 2009 Cork City - Frank O’Connor Short Story Award
This is where we reveal which of our six shortlistees has been judged author of the best short story collection of the year in English with a purse of €35,000.
Venue: Stack Theatre - Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Time: 4.30 pm. Admission: Free. Refreshments will be served.

Further Information

Reservations
Reservations will be taken only for workshops. Places at other events are on a first come, first served basis. Events will start on time. To reserve a workshop space please phone the Munster Literature Centre on 021-4312955 or email info(AT)munsterlit(DOT)ie.

Venues
All workshops will be held at the Munster Literature Centre, Frank O’Connor House, 84 Douglas Street, Cork.
All other events are at the Cork School of Music’s Stack Theatre on Union Quay or the Cork City Central Library on Grand Parade, Cork.
A suggested donation of €5 is requested for each of the evening events, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds and larger donations are also welcome.

 

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Shortlist for the 2009 Cork City - Frank O'Connor Short Story Award Announced

The shortlist for the 2009 Cork City-Frank O'Connor Short Story Award has been decided by an international jury. The award at 35,000 euro is the richest prize in the world for the short story form and is given annually to an original collection of stories judged to be the best. Previous winners have included Haruki Murakami, Miranda July, Jhumpa Lahiri and Yiyun Li. The award is organised by the Munster Literature Centre with generous funding from Cork City Council. Notable names edged out for a position on this year's shortlist include Booker winner Kazuo Ishiguro, Orange Prize winner Chimanda Ngozi Adiche, veteran short story authors Ali Smith, Mary Gaitskill and James Lasdun and reviewers' darling Sana Krasikov. The winner will be announced in Cork on September 20th at the closing ceremony of the tenth Frank O'Connor International Short Story Festival which is the oldest annual short story festival in the world. 

 

Further information can be obtained from:

Patrick Cotter, Director,

The Munster Literature Centre,

www.munsterlit.ie

++353 214312955 

 

The shortlisted books are as follows (in alphabetical order)

 

1. An Elegy for Easterly by Petina Gappah published by Faber, London

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Petina Gappah

 

Petina Gappah is a Zimbabwean writer with law degrees from Cambridge, Graz University, and the University of Zimbabwe. Her short fiction and essays have been published in eight countries. She lives with her son Kush in Geneva, where she works as counsel in an international organisation that provides legal aid on international trade law to developing countries. Her story collection, An Elegy for Easterly is published by Faber in April 2009. She is currently completing The Book of Memory, her first novel. Both books will also be published in Finland, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway and Sweden.

Buy An Elegy for Easterly

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Singularity by Charlotte Grimshaw published by Vintage, New Zealand

Charlotte Grimshaw

Charlotte Grimshaw is a fiction writer. Her first novel was described as ‘New Zealand noir,’ and her later books continue to draw from a range of genres and dramatic situations. Grimshaw has contributed short fiction to anthologies, was awarded the 2006 Bank of New Zealand Katherine Mansfield Award, and published her first short story collection in 2007. Titled Opportunity, this collection was short-listed for the world’s richest short fiction prize, the Cork City - Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.

Buy Singularity

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Ripples and other Stories by Shih-Li Kow published by Silverfish Books, Malaysia

Shih-Li Kow

Shih-Li Kow was born in Kuala Lumpur and was educated for the most part in schools in Malaysia. Her stories have been published in the anthologies, News from Home and Silverfish New Writing 7. Shih-Li Kow holds a degree in chemical engineering and worked as an industrial engineer in a multinational consumer products company for more than ten years. She is currently in retail. She resides in Kuala Lumpur with her extended family and son, Jack. 

Buy Ripples and Other Stories

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The Pleasant Light of Day by Philip Ó Ceallaigh Published by Penguin Ireland.

Philip O Ceallaigh

Philip Ó Ceallaigh has lived and worked at a variety of jobs in Ireland, Spain, Russia, the United States, Kosovo and Georgia. He has lived mostly in Bucharest since 2000 where among other things he translates English subtitles for Romanian films. He has won the Glen Dimplex Award and the Rooney Prize for his first short story collection Notes from A Turkish Whorehouse which was also shortlisted for the Cork City - Frank O’Connor Award in 2006. 

Buy Pleasant Light of Day

5.

Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower  Published by FSG New York and Granta UK

Wells Tower

Wells Tower’s short stories and journalism have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories, The Washington Post Magazine, and elsewhere. He received two Pushcart Prizes and the Plimpton Prize from The Paris Review. He divides his time between Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Brooklyn, New York.

 

Buy Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned

 

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Love Begins in Winter by Simon Van Booy published by Harper Perennial New York and Beautiful Books London.

Simon Van Booy

Simon Van Booy was born in London and grew up in rural Wales and Oxford. After playing football in Kentucky, he lived in Paris and Athens. In 2002 he was awarded an MFA and won the H.R. Hays Poetry Prize. His journalism has appeared in magazines and newspapers including The New York Times and the New York Post. Van Booy is the author of The Secret Lives of People in Love, now translated into several languages. He lives in New York City, where he teaches part-time at the School of visualArts and at Long Island University. He is also involved in the Rutgers Early College Humanities Program (REaCH) for young adults living in undeserved communities.

Buy Love Begins in Winter

 

This year's judges are:

Lloren A. Foster, Ph. D. an Assistant Professor of English at Hampton University. He has a BA in English from Chicago State University (1998) and a Ph.D. in Afro-American Studies, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (2007). He fashions himself a Literary Historian and Cultural Critic whose research interests are focused on storytelling and narrative in the Short Story of the African Diaspora.

Milka Jankowska: for three years she has been co-ordinating the International Short Story Festival in Wroclaw, Poland. She has also been working in the Wroclaw Book Fair Bureau, organising the international book fair under the auspices of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and Polish Publishers Association. M.J. is also a translator (English-Polish) for various publishing houses (14 translations of British, American and Australian authors, literary and commercial fiction – novels, stories etc.).

Vincent McDonnell is an award-winning author of books for adults and young readers. Born in County Mayo, he worked in England for a number of years. He now lives in County Cork with his wife and son.
He has previously written two adult novels and four novels for children. The Broken Commandment, his first novel for adults, was published after a recommendation by Graham Greene and won the GPA First Fiction Award in 1989. Vincent won the 2003 Francis McManus Short Story competition for his story entitled "Lemon Creams".

Read more about the Frank O'Connor Festival in the Guardian.

 

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Southword Journal Online Launched

An extract from the introduction:

"I am greatly excited by this first exclusively online edition of Southword, with brilliant contributions from poets with global reputations, as well as those at the beginning of their career. The fiction section is especially venturous with cutting-edge new writers, as well as a translation from the Romanian. While it is obvious we are open globally to submissions by poets and short story writers we continue our policy of providing one of the few reliable reviewing outlets exclusively for Munster authors, especially poets.

Please write and tell us what you think. Inevitably most readers of this issue will be experiencing Southword for the first time."

- Patrick Cotter, Director of the Munster Literature Centre

Click here to read Issue 16 of Southword Journal Online!

 

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Frank McCourt

Frank McCourt: 1930 - 2009

The Munster Literature Centre regrets the passing of Frank McCourt Sunday, 19 July 2009. He had been in treatment for both meningitis and skin melanoma in a New York hospice, and had made the city his home for many years.

Best known for his Pulitzer Prize winning memoir, Angela's Ashes, he was also the author of two more autobiographies and a children's story, Angela and the Baby Jesus. In addition to writing he also pursued a long career as a teacher. Read more about the author here.

 

Irish Examiner Obituary

Guardian Obituary

 

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David Marcus, author, editor and literary champion, dies at the age of 85

 

David Marcus

 

The Munster Literature Centre regrets the passing of David Marcus on Saturday, May the 9th. He is survived by his wife, novelist and Aosdána member Ita Daly, and his daughter, Sarah.

Marcus was a writer of short stories, plays and poetry and also translated from the Irish Seán Ó Riordáin and Brian Merriman. He is most well known, however, for his generosity as an editor who nurtured the careers of many Irish writers such as Edna O'Brien, Colm Tóibín, Neil Jordan and Patrick McCabe.

David Marcus established both Irish Writing and Poetry Ireland in Cork in the 1940s, and as a result his legacy in the literary community in Ireland will never be forgotten. In a ceremony in Dún Laoghaire last year, Marcus was honoured by William Wall and many others in a tribute to his wealth of achievements and contributions. Our deepest sympathy goes out to his friends and family members.

Read more about him here.

 

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Philip O CeallaighPhilip Ó Ceallaigh named Fiction Editor of Southword and judge of the 2009 Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition

The Munster Literature Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Ó Ceallaigh as the new fiction editor of Southword. Born in County Waterford, he has published two short story collections, Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse (London/Dublin, Penguin, 2006), for which he was awarded the Rooney Prize for Literature in 2006; and The Pleasant Light of Day (Penguin, 2009). He has lived and worked in Britain, Spain, Russia, the US, Kosovo, Georgia and Bucharest.

He will also serve as the judge of the 2009 Sean O'Faolain Short Story Competition sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre. Full details of the competition, including submission guidelines, are available on the Seán Ó Faoláin page.

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Southword 15

Southword No. 15 On Sale Now
Southword No. 15, edited by James Harpur and Nuala Ní Chonchúir, is now available for purchase. The new issue includes poetry, reviews and the shortlisted works from the 2008 Sean O'Faolain Short Story Competition. Visit our online bookstore for other titles or click here to order Southword 15.

 

 

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James Harpur

James Harpur Awarded the Michael Hartnett Annual Poetry Award 2009 for The Dark Age
The Munster Literature Centre congratulates workshop leader James Harpur, who has been awarded the Michael Hartnett Annual Poetry Award 2009 for his fourth collection of poetry, The Dark Age. Funded by Limerick County Council and the Arts Council, it is one of the biggest poetry prizes in the country.
According to the judges, ‘James Harpur’s The Dark Age is a book in which the poems are serious and well wrought. The poems build into a collection in which the imaginative shifts carry the reader into areas that are too often left unexplored. These poems demonstrate a mastery both of the short form and the more sustained poetic narrative, and the handling of poetry technique is impressive throughout. The sequences of short poems in Part Two vary the sonnet structure inventively, and yet content is never sacrificed to form. Harpur has dared to delve seriously into themes that are too often left unvisited in the 21st century, making aspects of spirituality a process in contemporary concerns. Although the poetry makes a long journey into the interior darkness there is not a hint of self-indulgence. The use of characters from early religious and biblical narratives allows areas of complex feeling to be given a dramatic utterance, so that one encounters the spiritual pressure behind these poems with a surprising freshness and pertinence".’ Further information on James Harpur is available here.

 

 

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Words Ireland

The Munster Literature Centre
is a constituent member
of Words Ireland.

 

 

 

Writing Workshops
at the MLC

Leanne O'Sullivan

Poetry with
Leanne O'Sullivan
begins 21 October

 

 

 

O'Donoghue Poetry
Competition

Sean O'Faolain Short Story Competition

Now open
for entries.

 

 

 

Cork International
Poetry Festival

Cork International Short Story Festival

10 - 13 February
2016

 

 

 

Southword Issue 28

Southword Journal

New issue, free to read online.

 

 

 

Southword Publications

Victoria Kennefick

Newest books:

Fool For Poetry
chapbooks by
Victoria Kennefik
& Virginia Astley

 

 

Poetry International

Recent additions:

Kimberly Campanello
,
Justin Quinn,
Brendan Cleary,
Eleanor Hooker
& more

poetryinternationalweb.net

 

 

 

Fool for Poetry
Chapbook
Competition

Workshops

Now closed.
Thanks to those
who entered!

 

 

The Cork International
Short Story Festival

Cork International Short Story Festival

 

 

 

Frank O'Connor
Short Story Award

2015 Laureate:
Carys Davies

Carys Davies

World's richest prize for
a short story collection,
co-sponsored by the
UCC School of English
and
Cork City Council
.

Seán Ó Faoláin
Short Story
Competition

Sean O'Faolain Short Story Competition

Now closed!
Thank you to
everyone who
entered.

 
 
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