Wed Sep 13 2017
Danielle McLaughlin & Madeleine D'arcy: A Reading By Two Cork Writers, Moderated
Goldie Chapel, Nano Nagle Place
Doors 7:30 pm - Admission: €5
A reading by two fiction writers based in Cork at the newly renovated Nano Nagle Place.
Danielle McLaughlin's stories have appeared in newspapers and magazines such as The Stinging Fly, The Irish Times, and The New Yorker. Her awards for her short fiction, including the William Trevor/Elizabeth Bowen International Short Story Competition 2012, The From the Well short story competition 2012, The Willesden Short Story Prize 2013, The Merriman Short Story Competition 2013 in memory of Maeve Binchy, and the Dromineer Literary Festival Short Story Competition 2013. Her debut collection of short stories Dinosaurs on Other Planets was published in Ireland by The Stinging Fly Press in 2015. Together with Madeleine D'Arcy, she co-runs Fiction at the Friary, a new monthly fiction event in Cork.
Madeleine D'Arcy’s début short story collection, Waiting For The Bullet (Doire Press, 2014), won the Edge Hill Readers’ Choice Prize 2015 (UK). In 2010 she received a Hennessy Literary Award for First Fiction and the overall Hennessy Literary Award for New Irish Writers. She holds an MA in Creative Writing (First Class Honours) from University College, Cork. Madeleine co-runs Fiction at the Friary, a monthly fiction event in Cork City, with fellow-writer Danielle McLaughlin.
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