Sarah Gilmartin Mairtin Crawford Award for Short Story winner 20202


We are delighted to introduce to you the winner of the Mairtin Crawford Award for Short Story 2020 Sarah Gilmartin

Sarah won the award for her story The Wife. 

Click here to read her winning work.

About Sarah 

Sarah is an arts journalist who reviews debut fiction for the Irish Times. She has an MFA from University College Dublin and is co-editor of Stinging Fly Stories. Her short stories have been listed for the Sean O’Faolain Short Story Award, the RTE Francis MacManus Short Story Award, and the Hennessy New Irish Writing Prize. Her poem Questions and Answers, inspired by the testimony of abuse survivor Michael O’Brien on RTE, was published in Ropes Literary Journal. Sarah won Best Playwright for her play Match at the Short+Sweet Dublin 2019 festival. She is represented by Sallyanne Sweeney of MMB Creative.


Join judge of the Mairtín Crawford Award for Short Story Lucy Caldwell as she chats with Sarah about her work and her current favourite authors.

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