Munster Literature Centre
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Camilla Grudova: 2024 Frank O’Connor Fellow & judge of the Ó Faoláin Competition

Camilla Grudova has been appointed as this year’s Frank O’Connor International Short Story Fellow, which includes a three-month residency in Cork and the delivery of workshops and mentorships. She will also be the judge of the Seán Ó Faoláin International Short Story Competition, which opens for submissions on 1st May.

The opportunity to apply for mentorships with Camilla Grudova will be posted on our website in the coming months.

Camilla Grudova lives in Edinburgh. Her critically acclaimed debut collection, The Doll’s Alphabet, was published in 2017. Her first novel, Children of Paradise, was longlisted for the Women’s Prize. Her most recent book is a second collection, The Coiled Serpent, longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize 2024. In 2023 she was named one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists, a once-in-a-decade accolade.