West named on Rathbones Folio Prize Longlist
Dec
6
to Sep 1

West named on Rathbones Folio Prize Longlist

The Rathbones Folio Prize has released its 20 book longlist and I’m delighted to say West is on it, along with:

Can You Tolerate This? by Ashleigh Young (Bloomsbury)
The Crossway by Guy Stagg (Picador)
Francis: A Life in Songs by Ann Wroe (Chatto and Windus)
Ghost Trees by Bob Gilbert (Saraband)

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Stinging Fly Stories
Dec
27
to Sep 1

Stinging Fly Stories

I'm delighted to have a story in this new anthology celebrating the Fly's first twenty years. Edited by Declan Meade and Sarah Gilmartin, it collects 40 short stories first published in the magazine and includes fiction by Colin Barrett, Kevin Barry, Sara Baume, Claire-Louise Bennett, Claire Keegan, Molly McCloskey and Lisa McInerney. More details here.

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Frank O'Connor Fellowship
May
3
to Dec 3

Frank O'Connor Fellowship

I'm delighted to be heading to the beautiful city of Cork, Ireland, in September, to take up the 2018 Frank O'Connor Short Story Fellowship there. I'll be mentoring local writers and teaching at University College Cork for three months.

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