“Fad saol agat, gob fliuch, agus bás in Eirinn.”
(Long life to you, a wet mouth, and death in Ireland.)
We are happy to announce the forthcoming publication of Seamus Scanlon’s remarkable short story collection, As Close As You’ll Ever Be.
We look forward to updating you with more information as we approach July and understand you might be eager to have your hardcover, paperback, or e-book signed, so please continue to routinely visit us for updates. In the meantime, have fun, and enjoy the links below:
- Interview with Seamus Scanlon, winner of the 2011 Gemini Magazine Short Story Prize for “My Beautiful, Brash, Beastly, Belfast” - BBC Arts Extra via Gemini Magazine
- Galway writer making waves on the New York theatre scene - Galway Independent
- Who Speaks for Ireland? Rebel Voices Have Their Say - Huffington Post
Seamus Scanlon is a Librarian and Assistant Professor at the Centre for Worker Education at the City College of New York (CUNY). Hailing from Galway, Ireland, Scanlon’s fiction won the 2011 Fish Publishing One Page Story Award, and the 2010 Over The Edge Writer of the Year Award. His writing has appeared in numerous publications and most recently his play, Dancing at Lunacy, finished an extended run at the Cell Theatre in New York City, March 2012.