Roisín O'Donnell is an award-winning Irish Short Story Writer.

about Roisín

Roisín O'Donnell is an acclaimed Irish short story writer, widely published in literary journals and anthologies.

'wild quiet'

Roisín's critically acclaimed debut collection of short stories, Wild Quiet, was published by New Island Books in 2016. 

latest news

The Long Gaze Back, featuring Roisín’s story ‘Infinite Landscapes’, chosen as Dublin’s One City One Book 2018 and other news.

‘Roisín is among the most talented of the new generation... Reading her is like picking through a treasure trove of the human imagination - you can't but be enriched by it. Highly recommended.’

- Dave Lordan, writer and editor.


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