June Caldwell

Writer in County Dublin, Ireland

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My short story collection Room Little Darker was published by New Island Books in Ireland (May 2017) and Head of Zeus, UK (Jan 2018). My debut novel, Little Town Moone, is forthcoming from John Murray in 2020. ‘SOMAT’ a short story was published in the award-winning Irish women writer's anthology The Long Gaze Back, and was chosen as a favourite by The Sunday Times. I've had fiction published in The Irish Times, The Stinging Fly, The Moth, Winter Papers, The Lonely Crowd, The Broken Spiral, Reading The Future, and elsewhere. I'm a prizewinner of the Moth International Short Story Prize and have been shortlisted for many others, including: writing.ie Short Story of the Year, Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction, Colm Toíbín International Short Story Award, Lorian Hemingway Prize, and Sunday Business Post/Penguin Ireland Short Story Prize. I have an MA in Creative Writing at Queen's University Belfast and live in Dublin.