Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Disappearance of Snow by Manuel Rivas, trans by Lorna Shaugnessy

Lorna Shaugnessy is the new Featured Writer. Her latest book Witness Trees is a sharply observed and very moving collection about individuals on the brink, about mysteries never explained. Shaugnessy who was born in Belfast and now lives in Galway, … Continue reading

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Postcards from Northern Ireland

The landscape of¬†Northern Ireland¬†writes its own folklore: the islands of Rathlin, Islay, Jura and the coast of Scotland appear and disappear in mist and clouds. The shore is chequered with black basalt and white limestone. Waves break on white rocks … Continue reading

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