Daniel Seery is a writer from Dublin. A regular contributor to RTÉ’s Arena, his work has appeared in a number of anthologies and magazines. His stage play Eviction was a winner of the Shadow of the Rising competition in 2016, and his debut novel A Model Partner, originally published by Liberties Press, is due to be released in the US by publisher Melville House.
A Life in the Trees: A Personal Account of the Great Spotted Woodpecker, Reviewed
Beautifully written, this book lulls you along like a river on a calm day. That’s not to say it doesn’t have its moments of drama though, writes Daniel Seery.
Inspired Migrant Women in Ireland, Reviewed
“It’s refreshing to hear so many stories of success and courage from women who have overcome a multitude of obstacles, not just to succeed, but to flourish in this new multicultural Ireland,” writes our reviewer.
One Star Awake, Reviewed
This fast-paced tale of a woman with amnesia in search of her past is “beautiful, tragic at times, and original”, writes Daniel Seery.
Restless Souls, Reviewed
I often scribble notes as I read, little breadcrumbs I hope will lead back to the heart of the book after I’ve finished. The reminder that stands out for me with this novel is “unpredictable”, writes Daniel Seery.
Teenagers turn their hand to banking in Emma Quigley’s debut novel, which captures the complications of adolescence in dialogue that fizzes with energy.
A History of Working-Class Writing, Reviewed
When writers produce material that incorporates or is influenced by their own working-class background, it seems they still face an uphill battle to be recognised, writes Daniel Seery.
The Deep Blue
In a Dublin launderette, a young mother sits with a ball of baby-grows and bibs at her feet when a man in a rumpled Superman costume stumbles through the door.