Autumn 2011

Paul Muldoon, Joseph O’Connor, Roddy Doyle, John Butler, Carol Taaffe, Ian Sansom, Kevin Barry, Ann Marie Hourihane, Ciaran Carson, Angela Bourke  Flann O’Brien at 100

Writers reflect on a genius unfulfilled

Nicole Cullen  Home of the Savages

A young woman moves west, with two men on her mind [short story]

Brian Dillon  Points along the edge of a Kentish marsh

A walk around the mysterious Isle of Grain [essay]

Ciarán Folan  Green tea

A family, bored and grieving, receives a visit from a peculiar couple [short story]

Andrew Fox  The parcel

Getting to know the couple upstairs [short story]

Ross Skelton  In the war

The death of a father [personal history]

David Wheatley  Dark and true and tender

The pubs of Hull – all 254 of them [essay]