Brendan Landers

Biography

Brendan Landers is an award-winning short story writer and novelist. His short fiction has won prizes in the Dunlavin Arts Festival Short Story Competition (2006), the James Plunkett Memorial Award (2004), the Sunday Tribune/Education Matters Short Story Competition (1996) and the Toronto Star Short Story Competition (1995).
Other accolades include Canada's Off The Wall Award for Fiction (1993) and the Ontario Women's Press Club Award for Excellence in Writing (1989).
His short stories have appeared in publications such as Whispers & Shouts (Ireland), The Sunday Tribune (Ireland), Ireland's Own (Ireland), Ireland's Eye (Canada), The Celtic Connection (Canada), The Toronto Star (Canada), The White Wall Review (Canada) and Storyteller Magazine (Canada).
Brendan currently writes regular columns for Suburbia Magazine and Upside Dublin. His journalism has also been published in a wide variety of Irish, British, Canadian and US publications, including The Irish Times, The Globe and Mail (Canada), The Vancouver Sun, This Magazine, Compass Magazine and Emmy Magazine (USA).
He has appeared as a commentator on the Ryan Tubridy Show (RTE Radio), Hearts and Minds (BBC TV), Newstalk Radio, CBS News (USA) and the BBC World Service.
He is the former Publisher/Managing Editor of Ireland's Eye, a magazine for Irish Canadians, and the former Editor of the Irish Canada News, a Toronto-based monthly newspaper. He has written for a number of other publications that cater to the expatriate Irish community and people of Irish ancestry, including Irish America Magazine (New York), The Irish Post (Great Britain), The Irish Echo (Australia), The Celtic Connection (Vancouver) and The Toronto Irish News.

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Brendan Landers
Latest book: Milo Devine.
Published January 3, 2015.