Issue 1 is here! We are delighted to share with you the first issue of The Incubator which features contemporary new writing from Northern Ireland and Ireland.
Focus on The IncubatorWe are delighted to be featured in Writing.ie ahead of our second submission call, and especially excited to be interviewed by avid blogger and fiction writer Alison Wells.You can read the full interview now.
Costa Short Story Award WinnerAngela Readman's story 'The Keeper of the Jackalopes' was awarded winner of the Costa Short Story Award, with Kit De Waal's 'The Old Man and the Suit' and Tony Bagley's 'The Forgiveness Thing' as runners up.When speaking of her win Angela told The Short Review:“I’ve been quietly writing for years... I was … Continue reading Costa Short Story Award Winner
Sinead Morrissey wins the T.S. Eliot PrizeParallax -- displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of inclination between those two lines.Parallax is the title of Belfast's first poet laureate Sinead Morrissey's fifth collection of poetry which this week earned … Continue reading Sinead Morrissey wins the T.S. Eliot Prize
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