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, sponsored by Writing.ie:

Mathematics by Wendy Erskine

Sleep Watchers by Rosín O’Donnell


The wonderful shortlist in full:

Sleep Watchers by Roisín O’Donnell published in The Stinging Fly

Red Market by Sheila Armstrong from How to Gut a Fish (Bloomsbury)

Mathematics by Wendy Erskine from Dance Move (The Stinging Fly Press)

The Chekhovians by Rebecca Miller from Total (Cannongate Books)

This Small Giddy Life by Nuala O’Connor from A Little Unsteadily Into Light (New Island)

Miles of Bad Road by Neil Tully published in The Waxed Lemon 


You can read all the stories over at Writing.ie – and vote for your favourite on the Irish Book Awards website.

Voting closes November 10.

Congratulations to all!