#03 | Kerry Neville

In the third episode of WriteStuff, Chris Fitzgerald interviews Kerry Neville. Kerry teaches creative writing at Georgia College and State University and was in Ireland to deliver workshops at the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival. Kerry’s first collection of fiction, Necessary Lies, received the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize in Fiction and was named a ForeWord Magazine Short Story Book of the Year. Last year, Kerry published her second collection, Remember to Forget Me, to great acclaim and she is currently working on her memoirs. Kerry has published her non-fction in The Fix, The Washington Post and The Huffington Post.

In this wide-ranging conversation, Kerry talks about her Irish heritage, her role as a creative writing facilitator, writing that is ‘radically honest’, diversity of modern writing, publishing through modern media and much more.