2022 New Translator’s Bursary

Announcing our second annual New Translator’s Bursary.

News 1st September 2022

Notes on rejection

A series of short essays reflecting on the experience of rejection. Contributors: Danielle McLaughlin, Jill Crawford, Neil Hegarty, Angelique Tran Van Sang, Anna Walsh, Mia Gallagher, with an introduction by Thomas Morris.

Essay 28th July 2022

Lisa McInerney appointed Editor of The Stinging Fly

‘I can think of few honours greater than the opportunity to foster new writing and writers, and provide that community that writers like me are so reliant on and grateful for.’

News 29th June 2022

Emer O’Hanlon wins inaugural Stinging Fly/FBA Fiction Prize

O'Hanlon's winning story, 'Diana in a lonely place' was published in our Summer 2021 issue.

News 18th May 2022

New Magazine Editor required

We are looking for a new editor. Could it be you?

News 6th May 2022

Call-out for All New Writers issue

We're open for submissions for this special edition of the magazine.

News 14th February 2022

What Gets Us Through

As a new year begins, we asked some of our editors, writers and contributors to write about something that has made a significant impact on them over the past while.

Blog Post 5th January 2022

Play It Forward Pilot Fellowships Programme

Applications are now open until midnight on April 30th.

News 1st April 2021

Maija Sofia Reads Louise Hegarty

'Getting The Electric', a story from our Summer 2020 issue, is beautifully read by the Choice Prize-nominated musician.

Podcast 24th March 2021

Fly Roundtable: Writers and reading

Four writers, all leading classes during this year's Stinging Fly Summer School, discuss the joys and challenges of reading.

Blog Post 10th July 2020

I had to keep on

Poetry Issue 41/Volume 2: Winter 2019-20

Danielle McLaughlin wins The Sunday Times Short Story of the Year award

'A Partial List of the Saved' receives the richest prize for a single short story in the English language.

News 13th September 2019

Evelyn Conlon Reads ‘The Park’

Evelyn Conlon reads 'The Park', her story about Pope John Paul II's visit to Ireland in 1979, and discusses its relevance to the country today.

Podcast 20th August 2018

‘Sweet Home’, the debut collection by Wendy Erskine

The Stinging Fly Press is proud to introduce another essential new voice in Irish fiction.

News 17th August 2018

Martina Evans Reads Sinéad Morrissey

Declan Meade is joined in the studio by Martina Evans. They read and discuss 'The Day I Brought Water', a short story by Belfast poet, Sinéad Morrissey.

Podcast 23rd July 2018

The Stinging Fly

Submissions for the Summer 2023 issue of The Stinging Fly will open on November 15.