Eddie Stack comes from the West of Ireland and is author of four books of fiction. An American Small Press of the Year Award recipient, he received a Top 100 Irish American Award in response to his first book, The West: Stories from Ireland. He won the Caomhnú Award for Fiction in 2009. His short story collections also include Out of the Blue and Quare Hawks. He is the author of Heads, a novel set in San Francisco and The Irish:3 Novellas (Simple Twist of Fate, "No,"She Said and The Poet, The Psychic and The Knave)
Eddie Stack's fiction is included in State of the Art: Stories from New Irish Writers; Irish Christmas Stories, The Clare Anthology and Fiction in the Classroom. His stories have also appeared in literary reviews Fiction, Confrontation, Whispers & Shouts and Criterion 83. He produced the first iPhone app of Irish fiction, spoken word, music song + art in March 2010.
Stories from The West, read by the author, with music by Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, have been read on radio worldwide. They are available for download at www.eddiestack.com. Eddie Stack teaches at UC Berkeley, California.
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