‘The Surfacing’ by Cormac James
‘The Surfacing’ is the second novel by UEA alumnus Cormac James and has recently been published by Sandstone Press. Cormac was born and grew up in Cork, Ireland, and since 2002 has lived in Montpellier, France. He graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 1994 and published his first novel, ‘Track and Field’, with New Island Books in 2000. He was the recipient of the largest Literature Bursary awarded in 2010 by the Arts Council of Ireland, on the strength of the opening section of ‘The Surfacing’.