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This train is for by Bernie McGIll

This train is for Cover

Paperback Edition

PRICE: £15.00
ISBN: 9781838108120
DIMENSIONS: 237 x 172 x 200mm
PAGES: 200
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(Available Wednesday 1st June 2022)

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Synopsis

Bernie McGill’s award-winning stories have been widely praised for their emotional depth and lyrical language.

She is a writer of profound sensitivity and observation whose masterful deployment of linguistic precision and economy enables her to plumb the depths of human experience while neatly avoiding sentimentalism.

This new collection, the first since 2013, contains unpublished stories along with a number of previously stories contained within award winning anthologies.

About Bernie McGIll

Bernie McGill is the author of two novels, The Watch House, (2017, Tinder Press), nominated for the Ireland/European Prize for Literature, and The Butterfly Cabinet, (2011, Headline Review), and one short story collection Sleepwalkers, (2013, Whittrick Press), shortlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize. Her short fiction has been nominated for numerous awards and in 2008 she won the Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Award in the USA. Her work has been anthologised in award-winning collections including The Long Gaze Back, The Glass Shore, Her Other Language, The Danger & the Glory, Belfast Stories, and Female Lines. She has been the recipient of numerous Arts Council of Northern Ireland Awards, and is the former Writing Fellow with the Royal Literary Fund at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University, Belfast. She now works as a Lector for the RLF’s Reading Round project, offers One-to-one mentoring via the Irish Writers’ Centre, and is available for school visits via Poetry Ireland’s Writers in School programme. She has written audio scripts for heritage projects and stage scripts for theatre. This train is for is a new collection of short stories, and Bernie’s McGill’s first full collection since 2013.

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