Friday August 7, 2020

SBPost/ Penguin Ireland Short Story Prize 2016: The winner

Metal, by Louise Hegarty

17th April, 2016
Illustration: Louise Redmond

The Sunday Business Post/Penguin Ireland Short Story Prize 2016 has been awarded to Cork woman Louise Hegarty for her short story Metal. Hegarty, who was chosen from some 600 entries, received her award of €2,000 at a ceremony at Dublin’s National Concert Hall on World Books Day in March.

A legal secretary in Cork, Hegarty began writing stories as a child. “In the last few years I have become more focused about my writing....

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