Patrick Holloway

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Patrick Holloway is a writer of stories and poems and is one of the editors of The Four Faced Liar. He is the 2021 winner of the Molly Keane Creative Writing Competition, The Allingham Flash Fiction Competition, and the Flash 500 competition. His work has been published by The Stinging Fly, Carve, Overland, The Irish Times, The Illanot Review, Scoundrel Time, Poetry Ireland Review, The Lonely Crowd, Write Bloody Publishing, New Voices Scotland, Papercuts, The Moth, Southword, among many others. His story, ‘Laughing and Turning Away’ won second place in the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. ‘The Lift, the Fox, and the Lilies’ won the Overland Literary Journal contest and was also published by The Irish Times. His story ‘Counting Stairs’ was highly commended for the Manchester Fiction Prize. He has been shortlisted for numerous other prizes including: Bath Short Story Prize, Moth Poetry Prize, Moth Short Story Prize, Bath Flash Fiction Prize, Dermot Healy Poetry Prize, Over The Edge New Writer of the Year Award (for both fiction and poetry) and the prestigious Alpine Fellowship for Fiction.

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