Cathy Sweeney Announced as 2022 Arts Council Writer In Residence

16 Dec 2021
The School of English is delighted to announce that Cathy Sweeney is the 2022 Arts Council Writer In Residence .
The Arts Council has a long-standing partnership with a number of Irish universities offering Writer-in-Residence/Fellowship positions to provide university students with an opportunity to work with and learn from writers of distinction, and to enable writers to develop their work while in a position of relative financial stability.
Cathy Sweeney’s short fiction has been published in The Stinging Fly, The Dublin Review, Egress, Winter Papers, Banshee, The Tangerine, Granta and has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Her debut collection of short stories, MODERN TIMES, was published by The Stinging Fly Press and W&N in 2020. Her novel BREAKDOWN is forthcoming with W&N in January 2023.

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