The Light Makers
by
Mary O’Donnell

When The Light Makers was first published it received widespread acclaim, with critics describing Mary O’Donnell’s debut as ‘compelling’, ‘powerful’ and ‘erotic’. It rated in the Irish best seller listings for weeks and was the Sunday Tribune’s ‘Best New Irish Novel of 1992.’ Republished for its 25th Anniversary, this new edition is available in July 2017.

Memory and Desire
by
Val Mulkerns

Val Mulkerns, is a long-standing figure of Irish letters and member of Aosdána; this is her 10th book.  The title offers the best of her three short fiction collections, with stories ranging in time from 1916 to 1980. In her Irish Times review of the book, Booker Prize winner Anne Enright noted, “When writing is this accurate, this good, it does not fade”.

WexFour:  John Banville, Eoin Colfer, Billy Roche, Colm Tóibín
Edited by Ben Barnes

WexFour features four short plays by Wexford writers to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of one of Ireland’s oldest Arts Centres, The Wexford Arts Centre.  Already a paperback from Carysfort Press, this electronic edition was launched by 451 Editions at a live WexFour event in Paris on 2nd June, 2016.

Friends With The Enemy
by
Val Mulkerns

Val Mulkerns published her first book in 1952.  She had been working as Associate Editor on the famous Irish Literary review, “The Bell” and, having also worked as a journalist and columnist, has been at the heart of the Irish writing community since. The memoir will be available in September 2017.

After Kafra
by
Martin Malone

An award-winning novelist, playwright and short fiction writer, the author served as a peacekeeper in the Middle East. This tough story of the returned soldier, fitting into the rubric of post-conflict literature, has been described by The Independent as, “Powerful, truthful and harrowing.” Its second edition is available in 2018.