We are delighted to share issue 12 of The Incubator which features an interview with Claire Savage, author of Magical Masquerade. And fiction from: Nora Shychuk, Mark Kelleher, Susanne Stich, Seán Kenny, Damhnait Monaghan, Sandra Arnold and Eibhlinn McAleer. Poems from: Bernadette Gallagher, Eileen Ní Shuilleabháin, Kathryn Reynolds, Amanda Bell, Paul Perry, Siobhan Campbell, Anne … Continue reading Issue 12 is live! Submissions are open.
We are delighted to share issue 10 of The Incubator which features Claire Savage’s interview with Carlo Gébler, author of The Wing Orderly’s Tales. With fiction from: Louise Kennedy, Patrick Holloway, Louise McIvor, Una Mannion, Sean Daly, Kieran Marsh, P Kearney Byrne, Robin Oree, Eileen O’Sullivan, Marie Gethins, Eileen Acheson and Deirdre Kingston. And plays from: James … Continue reading Issue 10 is live! Submission call.
We are delighted to share issue 9 of The Incubator which features Claire Savage’s interview with Lucy Caldwell, author of Multitudes. With fiction from Jennifer Kerr, Peter Hollywood, Noel King, Disharee Bose, Doreen Duffy, Tanya Farrelly, Bernard O’Rourke, Anne Griffin, Rachel Barber, Caroline Kieran, Colin Dardis, Margaret Cahill and Tony O’Connell. And memoirs from Phil Young, … Continue reading Issue 9 is live! Submission call.
Thanks for inviting me to your blog. As regards tips for writing, all I can say for sure is that the best tip is the act of writing itself, writing in a disciplined manner and regularly. What spurs me to write is the why of things. I believe life is not what you make it … Continue reading Guest Blog: James Lawless
The joy of editing a literary magazine is, and should always be, finding something great. But there’s no point in pretending that pouring through submissions is always a joy in itself. The problem with writing is that we’re told: write about what we know. But that becomes a problem, at least for me, the editor, … Continue reading Guest Blog: Sean Preston
Anti-heroes and dystopias are more interesting to me, as a reader and writer, than their tidier counterparts. Nikky and Nathan’s friendship is, in a way, a kind of dystopia: almost everything necessary for human connection is dysfunctional; it’s a kind of exaggeration of all that can go wrong between two people. This interview with Catherine … Continue reading New voice Catherine Lacey on self-criticism
Anne Enright on the Irish short storyIreland has produced some of the world's most celebrated short story writers – and continues to do so. Why are the Irish so good at the form, and why do they love it so much, asks Anne Enright. This article comes from the Guardian, 2010, around the time The Granta … Continue reading Anne Enright on the Irish short story