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  • Published in Dublin, 2019 

The Stinging Fly magazine was established in Dublin in late 1997 to seek out, publish and promote the very best new Irish and international writing. It has a particular interest in encouraging new writers, and in promoting the short story form. Two issues each year offer a lively mix of brilliant new fiction, nonfiction and poetry from both new and more established writers.


Winner of Best Original Fiction at the 2019 Stack Awards


In this issue:


  • Harpies, Dizz Tate’s story that won Best Original Fiction at the Stack Awards 2019
  • Border Voices: Darran Anderson, Emily S. Cooper, Susannah Dickey, Sean O’Reilly and James Conor Patterson
  • Six poems from the issue’s featured poet Dean Browne
  • ‘A Short Story But It’s Written Like An Internet Meme’ by Hayley Carr
  • Doireann Ní Ghríofa – Dhá dhán (Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin a d’aistrigh)
  • Essays from Martina Evans, Carol Ballantine, Tadhg Coakley and Ian Maleney
  • Cover illustration and design by Emer Kiely
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