The True One

The story of Gil Courtney shows us that, when it comes to making things up, some people really just want to believe. And who can blame them?

Essay 13th March 2019

Sweet Home

The Stinging Fly Press is proud to introduce the debut collection by Wendy Erskine, an essential new voice in Irish fiction.

the soul has no skin

Fiction Issue 38, Volume 2: Summer 2018

Darker With The Lights On

Two characters discuss the ins-and-outs of David Hayden's debut collection of stories, a book full of other books.

Criticism 1st May 2018

September, October

Sarah Ladipo Manyika's Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun is a work operating within the memento mori tradition of death being ever present—and closer, closer still.

Blog Post Criticism 7th November 2016

To All Their Dues

Fiction Issue 34, Volume 2: Summer 2016

Wendy Erskine

Wendy Erskine lives in Belfast. Her debut collection of stories, Sweet Home, was published by The Stinging Fly Press in September 2018. It will be published by Picador in the UK in June 2019. Her stories have also been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and on RTÉ Radio One.