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Marie Gethins

My Story from Twisted50 vol 1: The Sugarloaf and the Red Shoes

Favourite quote: ‘We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand, and it is no good moving from place to place to save things; because the shadow always follows’  – EM Forster


Marie Gethins’ work has featured in anthologies and literary magazines published in Ireland, US, UK, and New Zealand. A Frank O’Connor Mentorship recipient, she also is a Pushcart, Best of the Short Fictions and British Screenwriters Award nominee.


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The Sugarloaf and the Red Shows Backgrounder by Marie Gethins

Hi my name is Marie Gethins and I have an irrational obsession with dance reality shows. It started with satisfying curiosity—what faded celebrities and sports stars were willing to do for a second bite of that fame apple. First the introductory stills were enough. Oiled and spray tanned in skimpy costumes, I relished the wave

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