Please welcome Paula McGrath as a new contributor to our blog. Paula is an MFA student at UCD, where she’s working on a novel-in-stories, No One’s From Chicago. She recently signed with Ger Nichol of The Book Bureau, and her novel, Michaelangelos, is on submission. She has published short fiction and reviews in Mslexia, ROPES Galway, Necessary Fiction, Eclectica, gorse.ie and others. She teaches undergraduate creative writing at UCD, and for Big Smoke Writing Factory’s online courses. You can read her blog here.