Shortlist for Writing.ie’s 2016 Short Story of the Year Irish writers but universal themes. 'The Visit' was the winner, though my pick would’ve been Jane Casey’s discomfiting tale of everyday horror. #link You were reading Shortlist for Writing.ie’s 2016 Short Story of the Year, a link posted with comment by MacDara Conroy. It is filed under Words and was published in February 2017. If you liked what you read here, you can follow this site on Twitter @MacDaraBlogs or via reader feed, and find many more entries in the Archive. Tags: fiction, writing Share this entry on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook or Google+, or by email.