Frank McGuinness

Frank McGuinness is Professor of Creative Writing in University College Dublin. A world-renowned playwright, his first great stage hit was the highly acclaimed ‘Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme’. He is also a highly skilled adapter of plays by writers such as Ibsen, Sophocles, Brecht, and writer of several film scripts, including Dancing at Lughnasa, and he has published several anthologies of poetry. 


  • Arimathea

    Arimathea

    By Frank McGuinness

    It is 1950. Donegal. A land apart. Derry city is only fourteen miles away but too far, mentally, for people to travel there in comfort. Into this community comes Gianni, a painter from Italy.

    A book of close observation, sharp wit, linguistic dexterity – and of deep sympathy for everyday humanity.

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  • Paprika

    Paprika

    By Frank McGuinness

    A collection of compelling short stories: hypnotic, spell-binding prose which explores the falseness of boundaries and the madness of love in mythic, urban contemporary settings. Brave both in its subject matter and linguistic choices, this anthology showcases the work of a master storyteller.

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  • Surge

    Surge

    New Writing from Ireland

    Introduction by Frank McGuinness

    A collection of sixteen previously unpublished short stories, featuring work from new writing talents of Ireland alongside offerings from acclaimed and award-winning playwrights and short story writers: Frank McGuinness, Mary Morrissy, Gina Moxley, Darran McCann and Mike McCormack.

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  • The Woodcutter and his Family

    The Woodcutter and his Family

    By Frank McGuinness

    The World War intensifies in Europe. In Zurich a writer breathes his last imagining his life till now from his childhood in Dublin. The voices of his family circling him – wife, son, daughter. And James Joyce has saved for them one last story to delight and defy them: The Woodcutter And His Children ...

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