Firing Up The Imagination

Fiction, that work of the imagination, is a means of making sense of the world, and a way to escape the darkest of realities.

Essay 4th April 2019

Jan Carson

Jan Carson is a writer and community arts facilitator based in East Belfast. Her books include a novel, Malcolm Orange Disappears, a short-story collection, Children's Children. and a micro-fiction collection, Postcard Stories. Her second novel, The Fire Starters, was published by Doubleday in 2019. It won the EU Prize for Literature for Ireland 2019.