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Ireland – Jan Carson

Jan Carson is a writer and community arts facilitator based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

 

Book Cover of Malcolm Orange Disappears

 

She has a novel, Malcolm Orange Disappears and short story collection, Children’s Children, (Liberties Press), two micro-fiction collections, Postcard Stories 1 and 2 (Emma Press) and a short story collection, The Last Resort (Doubleday).

 

Book Cover of Children’s Children

 

Book Cover of The Last Resort

 

Her novel The Fire Starters (Doubleday) won the EU Prize for Literature for Ireland 2019, the Kitschies Prize for Speculative Fiction 2020 and was shortlisted for the Dalkey Book Prize 2020. Jan won the Harper’s Bazaar short story competition in 2016 and has been shortlisted for the BBC National Story Prize and Sean O’Faolain Short Story Prize.

 

Book Cover of The Last Resort

 

Writing Sample: This is Belfast

 

 

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