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Nuala O'Connor
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Irish writer of long and short fiction
Irish writer of long and short fiction

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UPCOMINGS EVENTS - IRELAND & ITALY
A month to the day since I last blogged. Good Lord, where does the time go? Spring has sprung, at least! I had one deadline of 31st January (for novel #4, Becoming Belle ) and now I'm on a deadline for my s/story collection, Joyride to Jupiter . So, between...

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UPCOMINGS EVENTS - IRELAND & ITALY
A month to the day since I last blogged. Good Lord, where does the time go? Spring has sprung, at least! I had one deadline of 31st January (for novel #4, Becoming Belle ) and now I'm on a deadline for my s/story collection, Joyride to Jupiter . So, between...

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FLASH, INTERVIEWS, NEW SHORT FICTION COLLECTION
I love the renewal of January. It's my birth month so, unlike other people, I like the month; it makes me cheerful. And I've plenty to be cheerful about in my life, including the bookish side of it. So three bits of literary news: My fifth short story colle...

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SCARY OLD SEX - REVIEW
My review of Arlene Heyman's wondrous s/story collection Scary Old Sex in Wales Arts Review. Here .

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Eulogy - short story podcast
My story 'Eulogy' from the Looking at the Stars anthology in aid of Simon is podcast here. It was broadcast on Arena h ere .

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, EMILY
Emily's 186th birthday today. A reminder that my novel Miss Emily is the Book on One next week on RTÉ Radio 1.

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MISS EMILY - BOOK ON ONE
Emily's Homestead - pic from Emily Dickinson Museum Miss Emily is the Book on One , on RTÉ Radio 1, from 12th Dec, timely for Emily's 186th birthday which is on the 10th of December.

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A small Christmas cake - spelt and brandy :)

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XMAS GIVEAWAY - THE LONG GAZE BACK
It's my annual Christmas giveaway and this year I have a paperback copy of The Long Gaze Back , an anthology of Irish women writers, to give away. Comment on this blogpost to be entered in the draw. I will post to anywhere in the world. Draw will take place...

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*MISS EMILY L/LISTED INTL DUBLIN LIT AWARD*
Martello Tower at Donabate I had a lovely, hectic weekend in Dublin, my hometown. Saturday was the Historical Novel Society Christmas lunch. We pulled crackers, we ate risotto, we discussed The Crown (marvelous!), also WIPS, NIPS, editors, Hilary Mantel's g...
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