WeaveOein DeBhairduin, Deirdre Sullivan
Weave is the second of the Solstice Stories, an innovative series designed to celebrate the small, the brilliant, and the beautiful. In this unique collaboration, writers Deirdre Sullivan and Oein DeBhairduin and artist Yingge Xu explore their shared passion for storytelling, folklore and ritual. Encompassing eight stories inspired by the eight festivals in the wheel of the year, this book illuminates our experiences and traverses our fears, intertwining older threads with contemporary spaces.
This book is designed in tête-bêche format and is exquisitely illustrated by Yingge Xu.
The making of Weave: A unique collaboration
Praise for Weave
Weave is utterly stunning – a book to be savoured and cherished. — Louise O’Neill
From the dangers of existing in a callous, unequal modern world, to epic battles between good and evil and not-so-simple acts of kindness, this collection weaves past and present, self and other, into something haunting and, ultimately, life-affirming. — Jack Fennell.
A unique and creative blending of Irish indigenous traditions and contemporary life. This book bathes in the rhythms of the year, encountering the Other, ones’ own Otherness, and the richness of the Otherworld, a spiritual quest worthy of the times in which we live. — Mary Condren.
An exceptional piece of work, totally haunting and compelling. — Aideen Barry.
Beautiful Celtic stories told in a magical, culturally appropriate way. — Chrissy Donohue Ward