Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone…
Its Lit Review Time.
The latest edition of the Gorse literary journal will be launched tomorrow evening (Thursday 25th) in the Liquor Rooms. There will be readings from Dominique Clear, Julie Morrissey, and Gavin Corbett.
New Island Books will be launching Hostages by Oisín Fagan tomorrow evening (25th August). Cork poet Dave Lordan will be speaking. Fagan’s novel The Hierophants was the winner of The Penny Dreadful‘s Novella prize and was published in June 2016.
There will also be readings at the Hill of Tara visitor centre this Sunday evening for the ninth annual Feis Teamhra. Outgoing Professor of Poetry Paula Meehan and Joseph O’Connor will be reading. Tickets are free.
As per IFTN, an adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle is under production in Enniskerry. The film features Love/Hate’s Peter Coonan, as well as Irish actor Peter O’Meara in a leading role. Jackson is perhaps best known for The Haunting of Hill House.
Literature Ireland have clarified their recently advertised internship is paid, following enquiries on Twitter.
The Stinging Fly are accepting submissions, online and by post, until the end of the month. Submissions bearing a post mark after the 31st of August will be disregarded.
The Collagist are currently accepting online submissions for their next issue, also until the end of the month.
The Twitterary Review
This week on Twitter, we’ve been doing some investigative work.
Even the arts are a stitch up.
Gerard Manley Hopkins' grandfather was in college with John Keats. This game is rigged!
— Leaving Cert Tips (@625points) August 24, 2016
Psychoanalysis has always lent itself to thoughtful and nuanced textual representation.
"Well, Tommy, something tells me the solution will be here… under W, for willies." Superanalystman comic, in 1961. pic.twitter.com/YLPxahefZ9
— Histry in Pictures (@Histreepix) August 23, 2016
Stranger than fiction…
Dreamt the Arts Council framed me for burglary (as was part of a misguided scheme to highlight the importance of copyright).
— Thomas Morris (@tolmorris) August 23, 2016
Now, now ‘John’…
I am watching #RoseofTralee It is a reminder of an Ireland long forgotten, much like Colm Toibin's earlier novels.
— John Banville (@John_Banville) August 22, 2016
See you next week!
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