By Gwen Orel

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How it’s (New Jersey) New York: Author Belinda McKeon lives in the city and teaches in New Jersey; Rónán Ó’Snodaigh of Kila recently rssheadphones1performed at the Irish Arts Center.
How it’s Irish: Belinda and Rónán are both Irish, and several of the authors in “A Kind of Compass” are Irish as well.

We spoke to Belinda McKeon about  “A Kind of Compass,” a short story collection with fiction by 17 writers, and to Rónán Ó Snodaigh of Kila about his solo work and direction. t 

Featured song Glen Hansard’s “No Mercy,” from Glen’s new CD “Didn’t He Ramble.”

Gwen Orel
About the Author

Gwen Orel

The only New York journalist who writes for both the Forward and Irish Music Magazine.