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Facing White is an anthology of fiction and poetry by students from the MPhil in Creative Writing at Trinity College Dublin.

EUR 9.99 in Books Upstairs, College Green, Dublin 2; The Library Bookshop, Trinity College Dublin; Greene's Bookshop, Clare Street, Dublin 2; and The Winding Stair, Ormond Quay, Dublin 1. Order by e-mail from nichuio@tcd.ie.

The book will be launched at 19.00 on 3rd May 2007 at Waterstone's Book Shop, Fountain Street, Belfast, and at 17:00 on 15th May 2007 at the Rooftop Garden of the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin (next to Dublin Castle).

The Belfast launch will be hosted by Carlo Gébler and the Dublin Launch will be hosted by Gerald Dawe.

"What makes this collection ... worthwhile is what works wonders in any good collection of writing — freshness of tone and language both controlled and set free."
-- Colm Tóibín

CONTENTS:

Foreword by Gerald Dawe

Janelle Andrew: JACQUELINE WITH FLOWERS

Laura Barnicoat: TASTE

Colette Connor: POEMS

Simon Doyle: CATERPILLAR

Bethany Morrison: IZULU

Gina Moxley: VAGABOND ROCK

Ainín Ní Bhroin:  TWENTY-SEVEN

Órla Ní Chuilleanáin: GIVING UP

Kathryn Peters: POEMS

Elske Rahill: CORDS

Ross Skelton: THE SEA WALL

Victoria Sprow: UNCLE'S STORY

Rebecca Thomas:  A MOMENT BEFORE GHOSTS

Jamie Walsh: THE FAMILY CONNECTION