Dreams, Visions, Nightmares: A collection of eight literary and award-winning Irish stories

Dreams, Visions, Nightmares: A collection of eight literary and award-winning Irish stories

by Gerry McCullough

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Overview

A collection of eight literary and award-winning Irish short stories, (newly expanded and edited):

Primroses (winner of Cuirt international Literary Award, Galway 2005, published in West 47 magazine and Cuirt Annual 2005)

Pink Silk (published in Verbal magazine, Derry, 2008)

Shadows (published in Brazen City, Belfast 2008)

Giving Up (commended in Seán O'Faolain Short Story Competition, Cork 2009; published in Sharp Sticks, Driven Nails, Dublin 2010)

Slipping (published in Ulla's Nib magazine, Belfast 2009, winning Star Prize)

Ballystravey, 1988 (published by Luciole Press, California 2009; shortlisted for Cuirt Award, Galway 2010; published in Crime after Crime anthology, USA)

Stevie's Luck (shortlisted for the Brian Moore Award, Belfast, 2008)

Dark Night (Extended into full length novel, Johnny McClintock's War - published in 2014)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780992943257
Publisher: Precious Oil Publications
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Gerry McCullough has been writing poems and stories since childhood. Brought up in north Belfast, she graduated in English and Philosophy from Queen's University, Belfast, then went on to gain an MA in English.

She lives just outside Belfast, in Northern Ireland, has four grown up children and is married to author, media producer and broadcaster, Raymond McCullough, with whom she co-edited the Irish magazine, 'Bread', (published by Kingdom Come Trust), from 1990-96. In 1995 they published a non-fiction book called, 'Ireland - now the good news!'

Over the past few years Gerry has had more than sixty short stories published in UK, Irish and American magazines, anthologies and annuals - as well as broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster. Her poems and articles have been published in several Northern Ireland and UK magazines, and she has also done readings from her novels, poems and short stories at several Irish literary events. She writes a regular literary blog - Gerry's Books - and guest writes for several other literary blogs.

Gerry won the Cúirt International Literary Award for 2005 (Galway); was shortlisted for the 2008 Brian Moore Award (Belfast); shortlisted for the 2009 Cúirt Award; commended in the 2009 Seán O'Faolain Short Story Competition, (Cork) and commended in the 2015 Harmony House Poetry Award (Downpatrick).

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