Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Irish Anarchist Review on Mentioning The War

Cork based writer and activist, Kevin Doyle, has reviewed Mentioning The War: Essays & Reviews (1999-2011) in the current issue (no.6) of The Irish Anarchist Review, the magazine of The Workers Solidarity Movement.  Kevin Doyle has also posted the review on his blog here http://kfdoyle.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/kevin-higgins-review/

To buy a copy of Mentioning the War go to http://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=255&a=108

Born in Cork in 1961, Kevin Doyle attended University College Cork where he studied chemistry.  A graduate in Organic Synthesis (MSc), he worked in the pharmaceutical industry on drug development and production optimisation in Cork and the later in New Jersey in the USA.  After travelling extensively in Australia, Asia and Central America he returned to Cork where he now lives and works.

A short story writer since the mid 1990s, Kevin Doyle’s work has been published in a range of literary journals including Cúirt Journal, Stinging Fly, The Sunday Tribune, Burning Bush, Southwords, Liblit and The Cork Review. His stories have also been included in the anthologies, Pulse Fiction (London, 1998), Snapshots (London, 1999), Irish Writers Against The War (Dublin, 2003) and Train In The Night (UK, 2010). His work has been profiled at the Frank O’Connor Festival of the Short Story and he has been shortlisted for a number of prestigious short story awards: Hennessy Literary Award, Michael McLaverty Short Story Award,Over The Edge New Irish Writer Award,The Kilkenny Prize, Ian St James International Short Story Award

For more about the Workers Solidarity Movement see here http://www.wsm.ie/

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Review of Mentioning the War in Carty's Poetry Journal

A short review by Thomás Ó'Cárthaigh of Mentioning the War has just gone online at Carty's Poetry Journal. Thomás is a member of the Offaly Campaign Against Household and Water Taxes http://www.cartyspoetryjournal.com/index.php/mentioning-the-war-by-kevin-higgins-salmon-publishing/