Monday, March 8, 2010

Shortlisted readers for March's Lonely Voice

We are delighted to announce the eight readers who have been shortlisted for March's short story competition The Lonely Voice:

Mark Kilroy, Alterations
Stephen Wade, In the Teeth of freedom
Shauna Busto Gilligan, Raised Pink Wallpaper
Tony Devlin, Coronary Care
Pat O'Connor, Sex for the Organism
Brian Kirk, That Day
Cathal McDermott, The Homecoming
Maureen Gallagher, Troubles Come

Out of these writers, a select few will be chosen to read at the event which is on Wednesday March 31st from 7pm. Our esteemed judge Anthony Glavin make this selection.

Anthony Glavin served as editor of ‘New Irish Writing’ in the Irish Press and as a Commissioning Editor for New Island Books. Author of an acclaimed first novel Nighthawk Alley and two short-story collections, One for Sorrow and The Draughtsman and The Unicorn, his stories have been anthologised in numerous Irish publications. Anthony will be teaching Writing the Short Story April 24th at the Irish Writers' Centre.

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