Longlisted for the Doire Press 2nd Annual International Chapbook competition

I would to express my thanks to the good people at Doire Press for long-listing my short story in their 2nd Annual International Chapbook competition.

The long list of entries was taken from all over Ireland, as well as England, Scotland, Canada, Australia and the States. Doire Press very kindly said the standard was very high and gave their congratulations to all the writers on the long list. The nineteen other authors are listed below. The short list will be announced on February 13, 2013.

(* Indicates a writer with multiple shortlisted stories)

Ruth Aylett (Edinburgh)

Neil Burns (Belfast)

Jodi Chilson (Idaho, US)

Graham Connors (Dublin)

Garbhan Downey (Derry)

Jillian Godsill (Wicklow)

Paddy Halligan (Cavan)

Claire Hennessey (Dublin)

Robert Higgins (Longford)

Matt Hutchinson (London)

Jay Kauffmann (Virginia, US)

Martin Keaveney (Mayo)

Brian Kirk (Dublin)

Conor McManus  (Cork)

Maeve Mulrennan (Galway)

Clodagh O’Brien (Dublin)

Eithne Reynolds (Dublin)

Maire T. Robinson (Dubin)

Dan Sheehan (Dublin) *