The Sligo author was awarded the €2000 prize for his “eerie” debut story, ‘The Afterlife’, described by the judges as an “uncanny, expertly controlled, chilling fable”.
The Stinging Fly News 25th May 2023
We are delighted to introduce two additional online workshops to this year's summer school programme, aimed at people who have only recently started writing fiction. Application deadline: May 3rd, 11:59pm!
The Stinging Fly News 21st April 2023
‘Reaching beyond Maurice’s work in search of an analogy, the closest I can think of is that of the painter Paul Klee. There’s the same curiosity as to what the medium can do, a similar interest in small effects writ large, a shared fascination with the compositions of those often thought below serious consideration.’
Trevor Joyce News 14th March 2023
We are delighted to announce that The Stinging Fly is partnering with Chinese literary journal, One-way Street, on its exciting New Voice project.
The Stinging Fly News 25th January 2023
We are very, very proud to have published two of the six stories shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards Short Story of the Year 2022.
The Stinging Fly News 21st October 2022
Announcing our second annual New Translator’s Bursary.
The Stinging Fly News 1st September 2022
‘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.’
The Stinging Fly News 29th June 2022
O'Hanlon's winning story, 'Diana in a lonely place' was published in our Summer 2021 issue.
The Stinging Fly News 18th May 2022
We are looking for a new editor. Could it be you?
The Stinging Fly News 6th May 2022
We are happy to invite you to the post-lockdown IRL launch of Trouble by Philip Ó Ceallaigh in Books Upstairs, Dublin on Friday 22nd April at 6pm.
Sara O'Rourke 14th April 2022
The Stinging Fly News 9th March 2022
We're open for submissions for this special edition of the magazine.
The Stinging Fly News 14th February 2022
Declan Meade News 8th February 2022
Declan Meade News 26th July 2021
Sara O'Rourke News 22nd July 2021
The Stinging Fly News 25th June 2021
Applications are now open until midnight on April 30th.
The Stinging Fly News 1st April 2021
Sara O'Rourke News 2nd November 2020
Sara O'Rourke News 22nd October 2020
The Stinging Fly News 5th August 2020
Sara O'Rourke News 9th March 2020
The Stinging Fly News 25th November 2019
Writers from The Stinging Fly are nominated in 3 categories in this year's Irish Book Awards.
Sara O'Rourke News 31st October 2019
'A Partial List of the Saved' receives the richest prize for a single short story in the English language.
The Stinging Fly News 13th September 2019
The Stinging Fly News 15th May 2019
The Stinging Fly News 19th December 2018
The Stinging Fly News 26th November 2018
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