Thursday February 27, 2020

Short Story Winner: Nahari Liske

Our winning story, as Brendan Barrington of Penguin Ireland describes it, 'is told in a language that exists at a slight angle to any familiar version of English, and it has a stark formal beauty – but at the same time it carries a deep emotional charge'

27th May, 2018
P Kearney Byrne, winner of the 2018 Sunday Business Post Short Story prize Pic: Fergal Phillips

I say to Mama that we need a dog to help us.

“A child is better than a dog, Chiriqi,” she says.

But I want a dog to sit with us.

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