“What I look for in sentences is a gnarl, a knuckliness. It’s textural, like a striae or a burr, some embedded trace within the sentence where the register changes or shifts.”  —Colin Barrett

The Right Kind of Damage: An Interview with Colin Barrett

“What I look for in sentences is a gnarl, a knuckliness. It’s textural, like a striae or a burr, some embedded trace within the sentence where the register changes or shifts.” —Colin Barrett

Colin Barrett.

Guardian first book award 2014 goes to Irish writer ‘who can go the distance’

“What I look for in sentences is a gnarl, a knuckliness. It’s textural, like a striae or a burr, some embedded trace within the sentence where the register changes or shifts.”  —Colin Barrett

The Right Kind of Damage: An Interview with Colin Barrett

“What I look for in sentences is a gnarl, a knuckliness. It’s textural, like a striae or a burr, some embedded trace within the sentence where the register changes or shifts.” —Colin Barrett

Young Skins by Colin Barrett.

Guardian first book award 2014 goes to Irish writer ‘who can go the distance’

Colin Barrett: I”’ve enjoyed and been a beneficiary of the short story’s periodical Lazarus act. It’ll be proclaimed dead again soon enough so hopefully we can enjoy it while it’s around. Though the good news is that not only is the casket never actually buried, the casket is always actually empty.”

Colin Barrett: I”’ve enjoyed and been a beneficiary of the short story’s periodical Lazarus act. It’ll be proclaimed dead again soon enough so hopefully we can enjoy it while it’s around. Though the good news is that not only is the casket never actually buried, the casket is always actually empty.”

Infinite Jest, a novel brimming with compassion and empathy, left me euphoric and burdened, and made me want to be a better writer, says Colin Barrett

My hero: David Foster Wallace by Colin Barrett

Infinite Jest, a novel brimming with compassion and empathy, left me euphoric and burdened, and made me want to be a better writer, says Colin Barrett

Short story: Diamonds by Colin Barrett

Short story: Diamonds by Colin Barrett

Read the Frank O'Connor award-winning story Diamonds from the collection Young Skins

Young Skins: Stories by Colin Barrett #irish #fiction

In Colin Barrett’s ‘Young Skins,’ a Small Irish Town’s Aimless Denizens

Sajalín Editores - Glanbeigh 6 historias de adolescentes y contratos precarios de trabajo, alcohol, drogas

Sajalín Editores - Glanbeigh 6 historias de adolescentes y contratos precarios de trabajo, alcohol, drogas

#ARTS #PODCAST  Writers Who Don't Write Podcast    Colin Barrett    READ:  https://podDVR.COM/?c=60e672bb-b5f0-776d-1319-c0624968f26f

#ARTS #PODCAST Writers Who Don't Write Podcast Colin Barrett READ: https://podDVR.COM/?c=60e672bb-b5f0-776d-1319-c0624968f26f

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