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Billy O'Callaghan

 

Billy O'Callaghan

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The Things We Lose, The Things We Leave Behind
Book launch & reading Wednesday, 18 September@ 2.30pm
Central Library, Grand Parade, Cork

Admission: FREE

 

We are pleased to host the launch of a new collection of stories by a Cork writer.

Billy O'Callaghan was born in Cork in 1974, and is the author of two previous short story collections: In Exile (2008) and In Too Deep (2009). Over the past decade, more than seventy of his stories have appeared in a wide variety of literary journals and magazines around the world.  He has also written for the Irish Examiner, the Evening Echo and the Irish Times.His stories have won and been shortlisted for numerous honours, including the George A. Birmingham Award, the Lunch Hour Stories Prize, the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award, the Seán Ó Faoláin Award, the RTE Radio 1 Francis MacManus Award, the Faulkner/Wisdom Award, the Glimmer Train Prize and the Writing Spirit Award.

 

 

Author Links

 

Billy O'Callaghan homepage

O'Callaghan at New Island Press

'Syzygy': story by O'Callaghan in Cezanne's Carrot

 

 

 

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