Other Publications

At Fighting Words, we regularly produce anthologies of students’ work and other publications. Proceeds from the sale of all our books help support our free writing programmes .

Close to Croke Park

A collection of stories and memories from the local community.

Published by Fighting Words in partnership with The GAA Museum

Close to Croke Park is the culmination of a year-long project which began as part of the GAA Museum’s programme of events to mark the 100th anniversary of Bloody Sunday on 21st November 2020.

Dublin Port Diaries

Dockland Stories, Nicknames & Dictionary

“An image that stayed with me from a story told by one Docker about the Russian ships coming in with cargos of timber with snow still frozen on the boards and in the snow the imprint of bare feet of the women who had loaded the cargo back in Russia. As bad as things got somebody else always had it worse. The footprints have long disappeared but the stories remains.” John Grogan, Introduction.

Yes, We Still Drink Coffee!

Stories Of Women Human Rights Defenders 

‘Reading these remarkable essays is a jolt to the conscience. The women interviewed for this collection have chosen activism over apathy. They live with threats and fear, and confront them with courage. They are committed to highlighting injustices, campaigning for changes, often at great personal risk.’  - Monica McInerney, Foreword

Fighting Words Limited Edition Book

Fighting Words is published by Stoney Road Press.
A handmade letterpress printed book limited to 150 copies. Measuring 28 x 34 cms, it is printed on BFK rives 250 gsm paper and hand bound in linen with a matching slipcase.

Fighting Words is edited by Roddy Doyle, and contains short stories by Colm Tóibín, Anne Enright, John Banville, David Mitchell, Joyce Carol Oates, Annie Proulx, Sam Shepard, Richard Bausch, Russell Banks and Salman Rushdie.