“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.
Read the Frank O'Connor award-winning story Diamonds from the collection Young Skins
Young Skins by Colin Barrett.
Colin Barrett 'Diamonds'
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