Sharp Sticks, Driven Nails: An Anthology of New Stories

Sharp Sticks Driven Nails An Anthology of New Stories New stories by Colin Barrett Ireland Kevin Barry Ireland Madeleine D Arcy Ireland Benjamin Arda Doty USA Alex Epstein Israel Emily Firetog USA Marcus Fleming Ireland Andrew Fox Ireland

  • Title: Sharp Sticks, Driven Nails: An Anthology of New Stories
  • Author: Philip Ó Ceallaigh
  • ISBN: 9781906539153
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Paperback
  • New stories by Colin Barrett Ireland , Kevin Barry Ireland , Madeleine D Arcy Ireland , Benjamin Arda Doty USA , Alex Epstein Israel , Emily Firetog USA , Marcus Fleming Ireland , Andrew Fox Ireland , Grace French Ireland , Radu Pavel Gheo Romania , Julian Gough Ireland , Charlotte Grimshaw New Zealand , Christine Dwyer Hickey Ireland , Brian Kirk Ireland , SNew stories by Colin Barrett Ireland , Kevin Barry Ireland , Madeleine D Arcy Ireland , Benjamin Arda Doty USA , Alex Epstein Israel , Emily Firetog USA , Marcus Fleming Ireland , Andrew Fox Ireland , Grace French Ireland , Radu Pavel Gheo Romania , Julian Gough Ireland , Charlotte Grimshaw New Zealand , Christine Dwyer Hickey Ireland , Brian Kirk Ireland , Shih Li Kow Malaysia , Gerry McCullough Northern Ireland , David Mohan Ireland , D nal Moloney Ireland , James Moynihan Ireland , Goran Petrovi Serbia , Zakhar Prilepin Russia and Luke Woods USA.

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    About "Philip Ó Ceallaigh"

    1. Philip Ó Ceallaigh

      Philip Ceallaigh is an Irish short story writer living in Bucharest Ceallaigh won the 2006 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, for his collection Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse He was the first Irish writer to be shortlisted for the Frank O Connor International Short Story Award, for his second collection of short stories, The Pleasant Light of Day.In 2010, he edited Sharp Sticks, Driven Nails, an anthology of new short stories by twenty two Irish and international writers, for The Stinging Fly Press The New Zealand writer Charlotte Grimshaw has described him as a clever Irish writer Michel Faber, in The Guardian, described his control of tone, dialogue and narrative contour as masterful Ceallaigh has spent much of his life living in Eastern Europe, including many years in Romania He has also lived in Russia during the early nineties, America thereafter, and then his first stint in Romania beginning in 1995 He spent two years in Galway, Ireland before returning to Romania in 2000 He has also lived in Spain, Kosovo, Georgia and Egypt Much of his work is set in Eastern Europe He is polyglottic, speaking six languages efficiently Ceallaigh was reared in the Waterford countryside with three siblings His father is from Dublin and his mother is from Newry He has described his childhood as kind of solitary I d spend a lot of time on my own, reading books I didn t integrate very well He graduated from University College Dublin UCD with a degree in philosophyAfter his degree Ceallaigh travelled the world, doing a variety of jobs, including waiter from which he was fired after calling his boss a fucker , newspaper editor, freelance journalist and volunteer for clinical trials He moved to Bucharest so that he could live cheaply and pursue his desire to write.

    231 thoughts on “Sharp Sticks, Driven Nails: An Anthology of New Stories”

    1. A fairly poor collection of stories in my opinion. Highlights for me were: For Display Purposes Only by Marcus Fleming, The Killer And His Little Friend by Zakhar Prilepin, You're The One We've Been Waiting For by Colin Barrett and The Yellow Handbag by Christine Dwyer Hickey.


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