Green, Mud, Gold | Sara Baume | Granta Magazine

Green, Mud, Gold

Sara Baume

‘She shuts her eyes and pictures ears growing out through her ears, her spine turning to wood, pictures herself as a girl-woman scarecrow, arms opened wide, and nailed to two posts in the centre of a great green, mud and gold expanse, crucified.’

Sara Baume

Sara Baume is the author of Spill Simmer Falter Wither. She was named a Hennessy New Irish Writer in 2015. Her awards include the Davy Byrnes Short Story Award, the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and the 2015 Irish Book Award for Newcomer of the Year. She lives in West Cork.

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