Stinging Fly Stories

Edited by Sarah Gilmartin & Declan Meade

Most Recent


Kaleidoscope Eye

"I laid there with a blue sheet covering my face with a hole cut into it for my eye. This was my eighth and final unsuccessful eye surgery. It had been five years, one month, and twelve days since my first."


Act Now: An Interview with Una Mullally

"I don’t think I’ve ever felt as motivated about anything in my life. Nothing worthwhile is ever easy, and this is a real battle."


Autonomy: An Interview With Kathy D’Arcy

"If people are okay with the right to travel, then like it or not they’re okay with abortion – they just don’t want it happening here, and that’s cruel and ridiculous."

From the Archives

🔒 Fiction

Café Bohemia

Issue 13, Volume 2: Summer 2009

🔒 Poetry

The Indian

Issue 28, Volume 2: Summer 2014

🔒 Fiction

Two new happy endings and an old one

Issue 27, Volume 2: Spring 2014

🔒 Poetry

Fógraí Báis / Death Notices

Issue 21, Volume 2: Spring 2012