Gavin Corbett Reads Rebecca Ivory



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On this month’s episode, host Nicole Flattery is joined by writer Gavin Corbett to read and discuss Rebecca Ivory’s short story, ‘Arrivals’ originally published in Issue 45 Volume 2, Winter 2021-2. The story was written as part of the ‘One Night Stands’ project, curated by Thomas Morris, for which Rebecca and three other writers were asked to write a short piece of fiction in a single night.

Gavin Corbett is the author of three novels: Innocence, This Is the Way, and Green Glowing Skull. He has been writer-in-residence at Trinity College, UCD and the University of Galway. He lives in Dublin and currently works as a medieval re-enactor, among other bit-part jobs.

Rebecca Ivory is a writer based in Dublin. Her short fiction has appeared in The Stinging FlyBansheeThe Tangerine and Fallow Media. In 2020, she was awarded a Literature Bursary from the Arts Council of Ireland. Her first collection of stories, Free Therapy, was published by Jonathan Cape in March 2024.

Nicole Flattery is a writer and critic. Her story collection Show Them A Good Time, was published by The Stinging Fly and Bloomsbury in 2019. Her first novel, Nothing Special, was published by Bloomsbury in 2023.

The Stinging Fly Podcast invites writers to choose a story from the Stinging Fly archive to read and discuss. Previous episodes of the podcast can be found here. The podcast’s theme music is ‘Sale of Lakes’, by Divan. All of the Stinging Fly archive is available to subscribers.