Bayveen O'Connell, originally from Sligo, is a Dublin-based writer whose fiction and creative nonfiction pieces have been published online and in anthologies since 2017.
So far this year she's won 3rd prize in the Janus Literary Spring Story Anthology Competition 2021 and been a winner of the Fractured Lit 100 word story Mini Contest 2021.
In 2020, she was published in the 2020 National Flash Fiction Day Anthology.
Established in 2018, Bayveen's facilitated regular Writing Workshops in Dromahair, Leitrim, which she has continued giving over Zoom during the pandemic.
3rd Place winner Janus Literary Spring Story Anthology Comp 2021
Lyrics for a Life at Sea https://www.janusliterary.com/2021/05/21/bayveen-oconnell-lyrics-for-a-life-at-sea/
Recent Flash fiction/ micro
Libertas (Fractured Lit) https://fracturedlit.com/libertas/
Why you never leave a tip (Bending Genres) https://bendinggenres.com/why-you-never-left-a-tip/
Romeo and Juliet (Micro Madness Flash Fiction Day 2021 New Zealand) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klZvUpfv78E
Hall of Fame (Daily Drunk Mag) https://dailydrunkmag.com/2021/03/17/hall-of-fame/
En Caul (Janus Literary) https://www.janusliterary.com/2021/02/25/bayveen-oconnell-en-caul/
Medusa takes a Lover (Splonk) https://splonk.ie/2020/10/06/medusa-takes-a-lover-bayveen-oconnell/
Because I'm just your Mother not your Speech Therapist (The Forge Lit)
Peter Pan (The 2020 National Flash Fiction Day Anthology) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EJ4afOo3j8&t=11s
Nominated for Best Microfiction 2019:
Alegria (Flash Fiction Day Flood)
Creative Non Fiction
The Real Girl (Scum Lit )Mag http://www.scum-mag.com/the-real-girl/
The Drug is the Love (Former Cactus) https://formercactus.wordpress.com/2018/12/01/the-drug-is-the-love-bayveen-oconnell/
Non-fiction article about her great-grandfather and the Lusitania sinking
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