Still Worlds Turning is just out from No Alibis Press, edited by Emma Warnock. An anthology of twenty new stories by writers from the UK, Ireland and elsewhere: Niall Bourke, Lucy Caldwell, Jan Carson, Judyth Emanuel, Wendy Erskine, Louise Farr, Lauren Foley, Ian Green, Daniel Hickey, Michael Holloway, Suzanne Joinson, Niamh MacCabe, Laura-Blaise McDowell, Gerard McKeown, Mandy Taggart, Catherine Talbot, Sam Thompson, Joanna Walsh, Dawn Watson, Eley Williams — plus an introduction by June Caldwell.
Really pleased my story ‘Seafront Gothic’ is in there!
My story Where You Are is available to hear on BBC Radio, performed by Stuart Graham. A father searches for his son…
My story The Heights of Sleep is available to read at MIROnline. A life’s writing, a close reader, a figure in the carpet.
There’s an in-depth review of Jott by Daniel Davis Wood at Splice —
— and also an interview, in which we invent the genre of Beckettpunk.
My story The Monstrosity in Love is in Black Static 64.
A bleak future, a fond friendship, a child of the night…
I’ve written a piece for the LRB blog about tracing a family connection in Samuel Beckett’s letters, and how that became the seed for a story…
Jott was published on Saturday. We had a launch at the Belfast Book Festival — pictured below, small guests treating the event with the appropriate attention and seriousness. There are a few more pictures here.