Colm Toibin

Colm Tóibín’s 10 Rules for Writing Fiction

Colm Tóibín’s 10 Rules for Writing Fiction

Colm Tóibín is a multi-award-winning Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic, and, most recently, poet. He was born 30 May 1955. He is the author of Brooklyn, a love story set against Irish migration to the United States in the 1950s, and The Testament of Mary,which…
Colm Tóibín

Literary Birthday – 30 May – Colm Tóibín

Happy Birthday, Colm Tóibín, born 30 May 1955 Five Quotes On Writing I write with a sort of grim determination to deal with things that are hidden and difficult and this means, I think, that pleasure is out of the question. I would associate this with…

Where Writers Write – Colm Tóibín

The room is like a cave, and has books I love in it. The main door was closed up and a smaller opening was made under the stairs. (I went away while all this was happening.) The furniture is locked in, and part of me…
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