Still Worlds Turning, No Alibis Press, edited by Emma Warnock

book_size_A_V2-01My short story Molly & Jack at the Seaside finally found a home after 15 long years on my hard drive in No Alibis Press’ anthology of experimental fiction: Still Worlds Turning.

A snippet to whet your appetite:

Molly and Jack are lovers. His friends call him Jimmy. They go down, to the beach, close by the harbour, on Tuesday evenings, and wriggle in the sand. Molly and Jack are close friends. His nickname is Jimmy. They play on the beach. They like to play in the sand. They like the seaside. Well, then again now, he wriggles really, against her; and she lies there thinking of apple trees.

You can pay money to read the rest here & wherever good books are sold.

Still Worlds Turning, edited by Emma Warnock, includes stories by many legends and an introduction by June Caldwell:

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Culture Night, Friday 20th of September, 2019

Culture Night 2019 is fast approaching.

Lúnasa has passed, hay has been harvested, the long stretch in the evenings is slipping away. Autumn is forever my favourite season.

I’ve been commissioned, alongside a small group of writers and musicians, to perform in Swords Castle on Friday the 20th of September from 7-9pm. Entry is free to all.

Full programme to be announced on Tuesday, August 6th: www.culturenight.ie

Bimblebox 153 Birds in Brisbane — Bimblebox Art Project

I have a short poem in Bimblebox 153, that I wrote some years ago when I was very ill. Jill Sampson’s determination to include my tiny poem and to keep the collective work touring for so long never ceases to impress me. Here’s to Jill and to birds.

Bimblebox 153 Birds will be on exhibition in Brisbane 3 – 14 September, 2019 Bimblebox 153 Birds is an installation of artist prints, poetry, prose and musicians’ birdcalls by over 450 people worldwide who have been inspired by the birdlife of the Bimblebox Nature Refuge. It’s our story of our birds, how we experience them […]

via Bimblebox 153 Birds in Brisbane — Bimblebox Art Project

Polluted Sex makes The Best Books by Women of the 21st Century List

SINÉAD GLEESON

“You don’t need me to tell you to read everything pre and post-2000 by the greatest Irish writer, Anne Enright (who just happens to be a woman) – but you really should. Or to read our poets: Eavan Boland, Rita Ann Higgins, Elaine Feeney, Sinéad Morrissey, Leanne O’Sullivan. You already know all about the success of Marian Keyes and Tana French, and you’ll soon hear more about the possibilities of the future with Melatu Uche Okorie, Lauren Foley, Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi and Caragh Maxwell.”

The Irish Times, International Women’s Day, 8th of March, 2019