Russborough have just launched their latest venue for writers.The Arch Group of Kilkenny based writers were the first to enter the doors of this hallowed place and had a wonderful time in the company of Mary Morrissy who called in to visit and read an extract from her latest work.
Mary has several books published, the latest being 'The Pretender'
She won a Hennessy Award for short fiction in 1984, a Lannan Literary Award 1995, and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize in 1996.
Her collection of Short Stories includes
- A Lazy Eye, London, Jonathan Cape/ New York, Scribner, 1993, ISBN 0-09-970141-3
- New Irish Short Stories, ed.Joseph O'Connor, Faber and Faber, 2011, ISBN 0-571-25527-2