Writers

Arja Kajermo

Arja Kajermo has contributed cartoons to the feminist publisher Attic Press and occasionally to the Sunday Press, The Irish Times, Image magazine, Magill and others. Her strip ‘Dublin Four’ ran in the Sunday Tribune. She now draws the strip ‘Tuula’ in the Sunday edition of a Swedish daily newspaper. In 2014 she was shortlisted for the prestigious Davy Byrnes Award for […]

Oona Frawley

Born in New York City to Irish actor parents, Oona Frawley spent a lot of her childhood backstage, hearing plays through green room speakers, cueing her father for roles and listening to her mother sing. Her parents’ attachment to Ireland meant that the family travelled ‘home’ once a year. Oona eventually settled in Ireland in […]

Joanna Walsh

Joanna Walsh is a British writer and illustrator. Her writing has appeared in Granta, The Stinging Fly, gorse and has been anthologised in Dalkey Archive Press’s Best European Fiction 2015, Best British Short Stories 2014 and 2015, and elsewhere. A collection, Fractals, was published in the UK in 2013, and her memoir Hotel was published internationally in 2015. She writes literary and cultural criticism […]

Mike McCormack

Mike McCormack is an award-winning novelist and short story writer from Mayo. In 2016 he won the Goldsmiths Prize, and the Irish Book Award Novel of the Year and Book of the Year prizes for Solar Bones. In 2018 Solar Bones also won the Dublin International Literary Award (formerly known as the IMPAC). The novel was also shortlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Prize and […]

Emilie Pine

Emilie Pine is Associate Professor of Modern Drama at University College Dublin. Emilie is Editor of the Irish University Review and Director of the Irish Memory Studies Network (www.irishmemorystudies.com). She is PI of the Irish Research Council New Horizons project Industrial Memories, a digital humanities re-reading of the Ryan Report on institutional child abuse (https://industrialmemories.ucd.ie). Emilie has published […]

Sara Baume

Sara Baume’s work first appeared in newspapers and journals such as the Irish Times, the Guardian, The Stinging Fly and Granta. She won the 2014 Davy Byrnes Short Story Award for ‘SoleSearcher1’, and went on to receive the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award, the Rooney Prize for Literature and an Irish Book Award for Best Newcomer in 2015. Her debut […]