Reading Thursday, 19 September with Aileen Armstrong @ 2.30pm
Central Library, Grand Parade , Cork
Alan McMonagle is a poet, playwright and short fiction writer living in Galway. He has received awards for his work from the Professional Artists’ Retreat in Yaddo (New York), the Fundación Valparaiso (Spain), the Banff Centre for Creativity (Canada) and the Arts Council of Ireland. He has contributed stories to many journals in Ireland and North America including The Adirondack Review, Natural Bridge, Grain, Prairie Fire, The Stinging Fly and Southword. Liar Liar, his first collection of stories, appeared in 2008 (Wordsonthestreet). The title story from his second collection, Psychotic Episodes, (Arlen House, 2013) was nominated for a 2011 Pushcart Prize.