Jenny McCartney’s debut is a well-meaning tale that falls down on the writing

A book lives or dies in its sentences. To paraphrase Anne Enright, in an interview to the New Yorker some years ago, a good sentence does many things (...)

Sarah Davis-Goff. Photo by Bríd Donovan

Sarah Davis-Goff: Last Ones Left Alive (Tinder Press, publication March 7th) A girl called Orpen journeys from east to west across a post-apocalyptic (...)

Author Geraldine Quigley was chosen for Penguin’s WriteNow mentoring programme, which aims to nurture and publish under-represented writers.

“Bobby Sands MP lay in the hospital wing of his prison. He had received the Last Rites on 17 April, Good Friday.” Derry, 1981, and a group of teenager(...)