IRISH BOOK DAY 2017

A selection of new writing from The Stinging Fly (Dublin)

presented in association with Solas Nua (Washington D.C.)

Contents

2 Claire-Louise Bennett Finishing Touch

7 Cathy Sweeney Tales of our Time

12 Mary O’Malley The Tree

14 Roisin Kelly Ode To Love/Rapture

16 Ian Maleney An interview with Mike McCormack

20 Angela Bourke Maeve Brennan’s Women

25 Nessa O’Mahony Bogeyman

26 Doireann Ní Ghríofa Dialann na hOíche: Miasnitheoir

28 Danielle McLaughlin Between Night and Morning

32 Notes on Contributors