Presented as part of the 2019 Iron Mountain Literature Festival.
Una Mannion is a writer based in Sligo. She is the programme chair of the BA in Writing & Literature at IT Sligo. In 2017 she won the Hennessy Emerging Poetry Award, the Doolin short story competition, Cuirt fiction award and Allingham fiction prize. She came third in Bare Fiction flash fiction and second in the Books Ireland short story competition. Previously she has won Ambit short story prize, Yeats Society Seamus Heaney award and came second in the Dermot Healy poetry prize. Her work has been published in The Irish Times, The Lonely Crowd,Ambit, Bare Fiction, and The Incubator.