New Soundings: An Anthology of New Writing from the North of Ireland

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Daragh Carville
Blackstaff, 2003 - Fiction - 175 pages
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A showcase for a new generation of writers - including poets, prose writers and dramatists - from the North of Ireland, edited by award-winning Irish writer Daragh Carville. Funny, moving and querulous, the writing re-imagines and re-shapes the disputed territory of the North.

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About the author (2003)

Daragh Carville is a playwright and screenwriter. His plays, which include "Language Roulette", "Observatory" and "This Other City" have been widely produced in Britain and Ireland, well as in France, Italy, Germany, Holland, and the US. His first feature film, "Middleton", premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York in 2006, and was nominated in nine categories at the 2007 Irish Film and Television Awards, including Best Film and Best Screenplay. It was cited as one of the Irish films of the decade by the Irish Times in December 2009. "Cherrybomb", Carville's second film, was selected for the Generations section of the 2009 Berlin Film Festival and won the Audience Award at the 2009 Belfast Film Festival. He has won the Stewart Parker and the Meyer Whitworth awards.

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