“In the UK, it’s hard to make a case that there’s a popular love of the short story,” says publisher Ashley Stokes

Ashley Stokes is a founding editor of Unthank Books and their Unthology series – a periodic anthology of short fiction from new and established writer(...)

The UL Bohemians players celebrate with the trophy. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

UL Bohemians 15 Old Belvedere 0 UL Bohemians captain Fiona Hayes lifted the Women’s All-Ireland League trophy for a second year in a row after the ta(...)

Roisín O’Donnell: uses magic realism to reflect the buried memories of the conflict, which manifest in supernatural form. Photograph: Daithi Taylor

Roisín O’Donnell’s oeuvre features a cross-cultural mix of realistic and magical realist stories that are set across the globe. Born in England to Nor(...)

Sam Huleatt-James: ‘I try to surround myself with people for whom nationality is not an issue.’

“Better a stranger in a strange land than a stranger in your homeland,” commented one of the many readers who got in touch, following the publication(...)

Roisín O’Donnell. Photograph:  Daithi Taylor

‘Ireland was just something that happened on the TV in between construction of the Millennium Dome, the investigation into the death of Princess Diana(...)