‘I am the person and writer I am because I failed at a previous incarnation of life. Like most actors, I accumulated countless rejections and humiliations, surpassing in number my accomplishments.’

Essay 28th July 2022

Safe in a Box

Fiction Issue 36, Volume 2: Summer 2017

Jill Crawford

Jill Crawford is from County Derry. Her stories have appeared in n+1, The Stinging Fly, Winter Papers and Being Various: New Irish Short Stories (Faber). Essays have appeared in Caught By The River, Holy Show, Boundless, and The New Frontier: Reflections from the Irish Border (New Island). A novel, supported by ACNI, will be completed very soon. Prior to writing, she acted in theatre and on screen.