Kevin Barry’s most recent novel, Beatlebone, was awarded the Goldsmiths Prize. His previous novel, City of Bohane, won the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. He has published two story collections, Dark Lies the Island and There Are Little Kingdoms, and also writes for stage and screen. He lives in County Sligo.
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Fiction | The Online Edition
The Girls and the Dogs
‘Maurice turns left, turns right, to loosen out the kinks in his neck. Images slice through him.’
Essays & Memoir | Issue 135
The Raingod’s Green, Dark as Passion
‘If cities are sexed, as Jan Morris believes, then Cork is a male place. Personified further, I would cast him as low-sized, disputatious and stoutly built, a hard-to-knock-over type.’