By Carys Davies, Feb 16 2017 8:05PM
My essay on how the settlement of the American West can help us understand the nativism of Donald Trump here
By Carys Davies, Feb 14 2017 5:24PM
Visit the Granta website here to read my essay on how the settlement of the American West can help us understand Trump's nativism.
By Carys Davies, Dec 21 2016 5:08PM
This is coming out in April 2017 from Biblioasis
By Carys Davies, Nov 17 2016 8:54PM
I'm delighted to be taking part in the 2016/17 International Literature Showcase (ILS), an online showcase of contemporary British Literature. This year's writers include Liz Berry, Horatio Clare, Tessa Hadley, Sarah Howe, James Meek, Thomas Morris and Max Porter - for a full list of writers and performers, and more information, visit here
By Carys Davies, Sep 29 2016 4:49PM
Out this month is Head Land, an anthology of stories by winning and shortlisted authors of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize, which is awarded annnually in the UK for a single short story collection by a British or Irish writer. There are stories here by Kevin Barry, Tessa Hadley, Claire Keegan, Helen Simpson, Colm Tóibín and many more and I'm delighted to have my story The Redemption of Galen Pike in there too.
By Carys Davies, Aug 16 2016 5:40PM
A new story The Testimonie of Alyss Teeg is out in the summer issue of Ploughshares, guest edited by Claire Messud and James Wood. Celebrating the magazine's 45th anniversary the issue includes new stories by Lydia Davis, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Amity Gaige, Cate Kennedy and others. Visit the Ploughshares website here
By Carys Davies, Jun 13 2016 4:33PM
I'm looking forward very much to going to Ireland in July, to Bantry, for the West Cork Literary Festival.
An Evening with Kevin Barry and Carys Davies will start at 8.30pm on Tuesday July 19th at the Maritime Hotel.
Tickets are 16 Euro - to book, please visit the festival website here
The festival runs from July 17th through 23rd hosting readings, workshops and tea-time conversations with over 60 writers, including John Banville, Nick Laird, Max Porter, Danielle McLaughlin, Lisa McInerney, Thomas Morris, Jo Shapcott, Gloria Steinem, Zadie Smith and many more.
By Carys Davies, May 24 2016 9:33AM
I'm delighted to have my story The Quiet in the latest issue of the Australian magazine The Canary Press. There are stories here by Dave Eggers and Etgar Keret and others, each one beautifully illustrated within the Gustavo Adolfo Ortega Rojas-designed cover. I love the image created by the Melbourne based artist, Samuel Lewis, for The Quiet::
By Carys Davies, Apr 24 2016 8:17AM
I am very pleased and grateful to have been awarded a Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public Library to work on my next book from September this year till summer 2017. The NYPL awards 15 Cullman Fellowships each year to writers, independent scholars and academics. More information here
By Carys Davies, Apr 24 2016 7:57AM
Joanna Walsh (Vertigo) and I will be reading from our collections and discussing the resurgence in popularity of the short story with Paul McVeigh, author of The Good Son and co-founder of the London Short Story festival.
4.30 pm at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich - tickets here
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