Observer writer in residence honoured

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The works of the Leitrim Observer’s writer in residence, Monica Corish have been included in the prestigious Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction 2005-2015.

The works of the Leitrim Observer’s writer in residence, Monica Corish have been included in the prestigious Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction 2005-2015.

The publication is due to be launched at the Mansion House in Dublin on April 1. This is the third edition of the book which contains 25 of the best short stories from the past decade.

Monica Corish’s poems and stories are published fortnightly in the Leitrim Observer as part of the Leitrim Arts Office SPARK programme.

Monica, who is a trained writing group leader, will host a Writing Weekend at The Bush Hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon this weekend march 28 and 29.

Details can be found on her website - www.monicacorish.ie.