His language is fiercely uncompromising, uniting the immediacies of country speech with the awareness of literary subtleties. His approach is daring and true, his success is palpable

- John F Deane

This is the real thing. A powerful, chiselled collection of short stories which are by turns funny and bleak and compassionate. The truth rings out on every page.

- Mike McCormack


Ger Reidy was born near Westport, Co. Mayo. He has won several national poetry competitions and has been the recipient of a number of bursaries and residencies sponsored by the Arts Council and Mayo County Council.