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Reading with Wendy Erskine and June Caldwell

  • Hillsborough Court House The Square, Hillsborough BT26 6AG (map)

Admission: £8 | BOOK HERE

Compellingly dark, with depictions of longing loneliness laced with dry humour, coupled with caustic takes on the state of society, this is an afternoon of fearless fiction from two startlingly talented short story writers. Perfect if you like your fiction on the far side of surreal.

Room Little Darker, June Caldwell's acclaimed collection of short stories, was published by New Island Books in 2017 and Head of Zeus in 2018. Her debut novel Little Town Moone is forthcoming from John Murray in 2020.

Wendy Erskine’s debut collection of short stories, Sweet Home, was published by The Stinging Fly Press in September 2018 and will be published by Picador in 2019.

Chaired by Susan Tomaselli.

Susan Tomaselli is founder and editor of gorse journal. She is former co-editor of 3:AM Magazine and editor at 3:AM Press. She has written for The Guardian, The Irish Times, The Stinging Fly, Bookmunch, CultureNI, and contributed to Little Black Book of Books (Cassell 2007), The Beat Anthology (Blackheath Books 2010), and We’ll Never Have Paris (Repeater Books 2019), amongst others. She is currently working on a novel-in-essays, Traces, on memory, trauma, technology, and failure.