Author Bernie McGill Signs UpNews & Events
Award-winning novelist and short story writer Bernie McGill has joined our list.
Whittrick Press will publish Bernie’s first collection of short stories Sleepwalkers in digital and print-on-demand formats. The book will launch on May 9, 2013 with an intimate reading on the Belfast Barge as part of the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival.
Bernie McGill is a short story writer and author of The Butterfly Cabinet which was named by Julian Fellowes (creator and writer of Downton Abbey) as his novel of the year in 2012. She was the winner in 2008 of the Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Contest in the US. Her short stories have been shortlisted for numerous prizes including the Bridport, Fish, Asham, Michael McLaverty and the Seán O’Faóláin short story awards.
Of her work, author Eugene McCabe has said: ‘Bernie Mc Gill’s rare, hypnotic gift for writing fills every page. [It] contains no end of apparently throwaway sentences you want to remember.’