The RTÉ Short Story Competition is back. As part of this years judging panel writers Declan Hughes and Lisa McInerney give tips and advice for entrants. Ten shortlisted stories will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1. The top prize is €3000. The winners will be announced on Arena in the autumn.
The most famous performance artist in the world is Marina Abramovic. Amanda Coogan recommends her work from provocative pieces that made headlines, winning awards and bringing the genre to the mainstream.
John McAuliffe is co-editor of 'New Poetries VIII'. The latest in the series from Carcanet Press seeks out new and promising poetry from 24 diverse poets including Victoria Kennefick and Maryam Hessavi.