‘The Brightening Up Side’

The Brightening Up Side; Belfast Stories, Lisa Frank & Paul McVeigh, editors; Doire Press.

Belfast Stories is an engaging contemporary collection of short fiction set throughout the neighborhoods of Belfast by writers who live, have lived or have a strong connection to Belfast. These writers include Linda Anderson, Lucy Caldwell, Jan Carson, Wendy Erskine, Jamie Guiney, Peter Hollywood, Caoilinn Hughes, Rosemary Jenkinson, Winnie M Li, Bernie McGill, Michael Nolan, David Park, Glenn Patterson, Ian Sansom, Dawn Watson and Shannon Yee.

The Irish Times’ review:
Belfast Stories: Creative explosions in a city in flux