Madeleine d’Arcy

Madeleine D’Arcy’s début short story collection, Waiting For The Bullet (Doire Press, 2014), won the Edge Hill Readers’ Choice Prize 2015 (UK).

In 2010 she received the Hennessy Literary Award for First Fiction and the overall Hennessy Literary Award for New Irish Writer.

She holds an MA in Creative Writing (First Class Honours) from University College, Cork. Her second short story collection will be published in Spring 2021 by Doire Press. She has recently completed her first novel.

Madeleine and Danielle McLaughlin co-host Fiction at the Friary, a free fiction event, which is held on the final Sunday of every month in Cork City.

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This 2021 Conference has been Cancelled.

The next conference will be in Singapore in June of 2022.

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