On September 10th, New Island Books published The Long Gaze Back: an Anthology of Irish Women Writers, edited by Sinead Gleeson. The anthology of 30 short stories features eight classic and 22 living Irish women writers. All work by the living writers is new and previously unpublished.
The title comes from a line in The Visitor by Maeve Brennan, whose story ‘The Eldest Child’ in included in the collection.
Sinead Gleeson has presented The Book Show on RTE Radio 1, produced by New Normal Culture since 2013 and we’re delighted to see this book in print.