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Our short story of the week is a story about theft from the writer Fiona Murphy McCormack. Fiona Murphy McCormack is a writer from Northern Ireland. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Queen’s University Belfast and a BA in Creative Writing and English from Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Wales. She won a scholarship for the John Hewi

Our short story of the week is a story about reincarnation from the writer Christopher Farris. Christopher Farris is a former US Army officer, former corporate executive and current father of four and grandfather of one. He has lived and travelled widely through both his father’s military affiliation (US Navy) and his own career. Now t

Our short story of the week is a story about sisterhood from the writer Rachel Beresford-Davies. Rachel Beresford-Davies is a lapsed nutritionist but successful fudge maker living in the south of England with her husband, two sons, two dogs, a cat and three chickens. She grew up in Hong Kong, spent her twenties in London and is now li

Our short story of the week is a story about remembrance from the writer Adam Trodd. Adam Trodd won the inaugural Benedict Kiely Short Story Competition in 2017 and the Book of Kells Creative Writing Competition in 2018, as well as being one of the selected poets for Ireland’s first Poetry Jukebox installation in Belfast. His fiction

Our short story of the week is a story about young love from the writer William Prendiville. William Prendiville is the author of the Fairlight Books novella Atlantic Winds, published on 11 July 2019. Born in Ireland, William was raised in Canada, Newfoundland and Ontario. He attended McGill University in Montreal, where he was awarde

Our short story of the week is a story about a marital crisis from the writer Zoe Swenson. Zoe Swenson is a freelance editor and writer. She grew up in northern Vermont in the pre-Internet era – reading, listening to vinyl records, and making things out of snow. She studied English literature and creative writing very happily at Bry

Our short story of the week is a story about humanity from the writer Rebecca Audrey Johnson. Rebecca Audrey Johnson has worked in the UK and abroad as a freelance translator, and has prior professional experience at various organisations linked to international affairs. She has a BA in French and Hispanic Studies (2002) and an MA in

Our short story of the week is a story about childhood memories from the writer Maggie Ling. After a career as a published illustrator and cartoonist, Maggie Ling swapped dip pen for iMac to work with words alone. Since then, her prose fiction has been listed in numerous international short story competitions, including a shortlisting