Maenads in the Terminal

A story from Mary O’Donoghue’s new collection, The Hour After Happy Hour.

Fiction 21st June 2023

During the Russian Blizzard

Fiction Issue 28, Volume 2: Summer 2014

Late Cycle

Poetry Issue 13, Volume 2: Summer 2009

Bancher’s Daughter

Fiction Issue 4, Volume 2: Summer 2006

The Team of Alienation

Fiction Issue 1, Volume 2: Summer 2005

Lavoisin and Lavigoreux

Poetry Issue 12, Volume 1: Spring/Summer 2002

Jeanne Hébuterne

Poetry Issue 7, Volume 1: Spring/Summer 2000

Mary O’Donoghue

Mary O’Donoghue grew up in County Clare. Her short stories have appeared in The Stinging Fly, Granta, The Kenyon Review, The Dublin Review, Banshee, The Georgia Review, Subtropics, The Common, and elsewhere. She has published poetry collections with Salmon Poetry and Dedalus Press and translations in dual language volumes from Cló Iar-Chonnacht, Bloodaxe Books, and Yale University Press. Her novel Before the House Burns was published by Lilliput Press in 2010. She has been awarded fiction fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and residencies at Vermont Studio Center and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She is senior fiction editor at the literary magazine AGNI. Mary’s debut story collection, The Hour After Happy Hour, will be published in June 2023 by The Stinging Fly Press.