The exciting news this week is that Ferenji is long-listed for‘s Short Story of the Year Award in the Bórd Gais Irish Book Awards, to take place on 28th November next!   Here’s Vanessa O’Loughlin’s post on the subject below – as you can see, it’s in with some tough competition, with authors such as the wonderful Éibhlis Ní Dhuibhne,  Nuala O’Connor, Paul McVeigh, David Butler as well as my dear pal the fab June Caldwell.  And eight more worthy scribes! Short Story of the Year 2017 Longlist Revealed