Inspiring creative writing in schools

Inspiring creative writing in schools

Note about the Inspire conference and anthology ‘Inspire: Exciting Ways of Being Creative’ was a conference hosted online by Goldsmiths’ Centre for Language, Culture and Learning, on 15th and 16th April 2021, 9.30am-4.15pm. The conference explored...
Panenka – Book Review

Panenka – Book Review

Panenka – Rónán Hession (Bluemoose Books, May 2021). A celebration of the things other novels often avoid – and all the better for it. A wise man recently told me there are an estimated three billion football fans worldwide. Now this might be a slight overestimate...
The Erection Specialists

The Erection Specialists

My story ‘The Erection Specialists’ was published in The Honest Ulsterman on 22nd September 2020 – and if you are interested you can read it here.   It is entirely fictional, but based loosely (very loosely!) on my experiences putting up marquees...