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Mary O’Donoghue grew up in Co. Clare and lives in Boston. Her first novel Before the House Burns appeared in 2010 (Dublin: The Lilliput Press.) Her poems and translations have appeared widely in both Ireland and the US. Her short stories have appeared in AGNI, Salamander, the Dublin Review, Literary Imagination and elsewhere. She has received artist’s grants from Massachusetts Cultural Council, most recently in 2012; the Tyrone Guthrie Centre Annaghmakerrig in conjunction with Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; and Vermont Studio Center. She teaches in the Arts and Humanities division at Babson College, and she is writing her next novel.

Her flash fiction "Honest, or Nine Precious Insights" appears in the January 2013 issue of The Drum.

Audio Stories by MARY O'DONOGHUE

Honest, Or Nine Precious Insights