MRU28: Between My Finger and My Thumb

Eoin Ryan (IR)

“Between my finger and my thumb/The squat pen rests./I’ll dig with it.”

Welcome back happy readers! This September, Shanghai’s short story reading group micro readers united spotlights stories from Celtic regions, plus a poem by Seamus Heaney. Thank you to Claire for the theme suggestion, and we also congratulate Anjuli on the launch of her website:! We read and discussed Anjuli’s stories as part of MRU23: Arabian Nights.

“First Confession” (1951) by Frank O’Connor (Ireland)

“Vanishing Point” (2010) by Louise Welsh (Scotland)

“The Other Man” (Dyn yr Eiliad) novel excerpt (2003) by Owen Martell (South Wales)

Bonus: “Digging” (1966) poem by Seamus Heaney (Ireland)


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