“What I look for in sentences is a gnarl, a knuckliness. It’s textural, like a striae or a burr, some embedded trace within the sentence where the register changes or shifts.”  —Colin Barrett

The Right Kind of Damage: An Interview with Colin Barrett

“What I look for in sentences is a gnarl, a knuckliness. It’s textural, like a striae or a burr, some embedded trace within the sentence where the register changes or shifts.” —Colin Barrett

Winner of the Guardian first book award, Colin Barrett.

Guardian first book award 2014 goes to Irish writer ‘who can go the distance’

“What I look for in sentences is a gnarl, a knuckliness. It’s textural, like a striae or a burr, some embedded trace within the sentence where the register changes or shifts.”  —Colin Barrett

The Right Kind of Damage: An Interview with Colin Barrett

“What I look for in sentences is a gnarl, a knuckliness. It’s textural, like a striae or a burr, some embedded trace within the sentence where the register changes or shifts.” —Colin Barrett

Colin Barrett.

Guardian first book award 2014 goes to Irish writer ‘who can go the distance’

Short story: Diamonds by Colin Barrett

Short story: Diamonds by Colin Barrett

Young Skins by Colin Barrett.

Guardian first book award 2014 goes to Irish writer ‘who can go the distance’

Colin Barrett on the Hawe family murder-suicide, and what the Irish media’s…

Colin Barrett on the Hawe family murder-suicide, and what the Irish media’s…

Everton 1 Nottm Forest 1 in April  1979 at Goodison Park. Colin Barrett whips in the equaliser for Forest #Div1

Everton 1 Nottm Forest 1 in April 1979 at Goodison Park. Colin Barrett whips in the equaliser for Forest #Div1

Colin Barrett

Colin Barrett

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