The Dublin Review Podcast
CONVERSATIONS is an annual event where we invite contributors to the magazine to discuss their work. The theme for Conversations 2021 is 'Beginnings'. Due to the Covid pandemic, this year’s event takes the form of a special edition Dublin Review podcast in which Aingeala Flannery is joined by four recent contributors to the magazine. Brian Dillon is a writer, critic and essayist from Dublin. He has published seven books, including Essayism, Suppose A Sentence, and In The Dark Room, which won the Irish Book Award for non-fiction in 2005. Brian lives in London and has been contributing non-fiction to The Dublin Review since 2003. Tim MacGabhann is from County Kilkenny, but has been living in Mexico since 2013. He is a journalist, short story writer, poet and novelist. His debut novel Call Him Mine was published in 2019. The follow up How to be Nowhere came out in 2020. Tim has been contributing to The Dublin Review since 2019. Chetna Maroo is a short story writer and novelist, whose fiction debut Western Lane will be published in Spring 2023. She began contributing to The Dublin Review in 2020, when her short story ‘Shoreline’ appeared in Number 79 of the magazine. Ayşegül Savaş is a novelist, short story writer and essayist who grew up in London, Copenhagen and Istanbul. Her debut novel, Walking on the Ceiling, was published in 2019. Her second novel, White on White will be published in early 2022. She has been contributing to The Dublin Review since 2019.
In this episode of The Dublin Review Podcast, Aingeala Flannery talks to Sarah Gilmartin about her story Bring it home, which was published in The Dublin Review NUMBER 81 | Winter 2020-2021.
To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of The Dublin Review, its annual Conversations event took the form of a special live broadcast on RTÉ Radio One's flagship arts programme Arena on Tuesday 24 November, 2020. The show featured the Review's editor Brendan Barrington, along with contributors Anne Enright, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Colm Tóibín, and Sarah Gilmartin in conversation with Seán Rocks. You can listen back to the show here, with thanks to RTÉ Radio One and Arena.
In this episode of the Dublin Review Podcast, we’re talking to Róisín Kiberd: a journalist, essayist and, in recent years, frequent contributor to The Dublin Review. Róisín reads her essay 'The Night Gym' and tells Aingeala Flannery what inspired her to write the piece.