Read the newly published Legitimising the Dread. by our 2021 Commissioned Writer Nicole Flattery.

Legitimising the Dread. by Nicole Flattery is written in response to the exhibition Agitation Co-op, featuring works by Michele Horrigan, Catriona Leahy, Laurie Robins, Libita Sibungu.

Nicole Flattery is a writer based in Dublin. Her story collection Show Them A Good Time was published by The Stinging Fly and Bloomsbury in 2019. She is the winner of An Post Irish Book Award, the Kate O'Brien Prize, the London Magazine Prize for Debut Fiction and The White Review Short Story Prize. Her work has appeared in The Stinging Fly, the Guardian, The White Review and the London Review of Books. Nicole Flattery is working on her debut novel Nothing Special forthcoming from Bloomsbury.

The TBG+S Writing Commission aims to expand ideas around writing about art by inviting Irish writers to create a series of pieces inspired by the exhibitions at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.