Reading Wednesday, 19 September with Joe Dunthorne @ 9.15pm
Triskel Christchurch, Tobin Street, Cork
Mike McCormack was born in 1965 and comes from the West of Ireland. He is author of the novels Crowe’s Requiem and Notes from a Coma, which was shortlisted for Irish Novel of the Year. His two collections of short stories are Getting it in the Head (Cape, 1996) and Forensic Songs which has just been published by Lilliput Press.
“Gives Ian McEwan and Edgar Allan Poe a run for their money ... The Irish short story is thriving and in the hands of writers like Mike McCormack it can only continue to.” Independent (London)