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Readings from
Long Story, Short Journal


Long Story, Short Journal

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Readings by Susan Burke-Trehy & Eimear Ryan.
Q&A with Jennifer Matthews.

23 September at 2.30pm
Cork Central Library (Grand Parade)
Admission: FREE


Long Story, Short Journal is edited by Jennifer Matthews, featuring longer short stories of 4000 words or more. New stories are published monthly, and free to read online.


Susan Burke-Trehy is a writer and researcher with a background in film production, journalism and third-level teaching. Awards include a bursary to participate in the 2008 International Short Story Conference and an IRCHSS PhD Scholarship. Susan is completing her first novel and is working on a short story collection. She lives in Cork with her husband and four children.

Eimear Ryan’s stories have appeared in New Irish Writing, The Stinging Fly, The Dublin Review, and the anthologies Town & Country and The Long Gaze Back. Her awards include a Hennessy First Fiction Award and an Arts Council bursary. Born in Co. Tipperary, she now lives and works in Cork.

Jennifer Matthews writes poetry and is editor of the Long Story, Short Journal. Originally from Missouri, USA she has been living in Ireland for over a decade, and is a citizen of both countries. Her poetry has been published in, or is forthcoming from Poetry International — Ireland, The Stinging Fly, Mslexia, The Pickled Body, Burning Bush 2, Abridged, Poetry Salzburg, Foma & Fontanelles, and Cork Literary Review. In 2015 she was selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series. A chapbook of her poetry is forthcoming. Follow her on Twitter @JenMarieMa



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