Chop Wood, Carry Water

‘Rejection, back when I’d just started sending out stories, felt crushing. It sat upon me like a physical thing, squat and heavy.’

Essay 28th July 2022

St Alban’s Drive

‘Your mother’s on the radio,’ she said, ‘being racist.’ This had surprised me; the radio bit. My mother had an aversion to talk radio.

Fiction 1st September 2021

What We Talk About When We Talk About Housing

What can the attitudes of Ireland's housing officials tell us about their ability to handle the country's most serious housing crisis in living memory?

Essay 6th December 2017

Mespil Revisited

Essay Issue 37, Volume 2: Winter 2017-18


Fiction Issue 31, Volume 2: Summer 2015 (The London Issue)

Waiting For The Bullet

Criticism Issue 29, Volume 2: Winter 2014

Shaping Air

Fiction Issue 28, Volume 2: Summer 2014

A Different Country

Fiction Issue 26, Volume 2: Winter 2013

The Night of the Silver Fox

Issue 23, Volume 2: Winter 2012

All About Alice

Fiction Issue 21, Volume 2: Spring 2012

Danielle McLaughlin

Danielle McLaughlin’s short story collection Dinosaurs on Other Planets was published in 2015 by The Stinging Fly Press. In 2019, she was a Windham-Campbell Prize recipient, and won the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award. Her first novel, The Art of Falling, was published in 2021 by John Murray and was shortlisted for the Dublin Literary Award 2022.