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Banshee Literary Journal
Interviewed by Adam Trodd

bansheeBanshee is a print journal of exciting accessible, contemporary writing from Ireland and around the world, published twice a year – in spring and autumn – and features short stories, flash fiction, personal essays and interviews. The first issue was launched in September 2015 and Issue 3 is now available. Banshee is edited by three writers in their late 20s and early 30s, Laura Jane Cassidy, Claire Hennessy and Eimear Ryan.

    • You all come from different writing backgrounds. How does that inform your experience of editing a literary journal?
  • Even though we write different things, there’s a lot of overlap in terms of the topics that interest us – which really becomes evident when we look at the many writers we all love. As editors we’re not really thinking as writers but as readers – it wouldn’t be helpful to think in terms of ‘what we would like to have written’ instead of ‘this is brilliant, let’s champion it!’
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    Interview with Kelly Creighton
    Founder of Incubator Literary Magazine

    Kelly Creighton

    Kelly Creighton’s debut novel The Bones of It (Liberties Press, Dublin) was nominated for the Kate O’Brien Award and selected as San Diego Book Review’s 2015 Novel of the Year. Runner up and shortlisted for numerous fiction and poetry prizes, her short story collection will be published in Spring 2017.

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