Dr. Tracy Fahey
Dr. Tracy Fahey is a self-proclaimed “Samhain nerd” and enthusiast for all things spooky. In this episode, She delves into that and then some with Limerick Lady podcast hosts, Ann Blake and Emma Langford. They chat about the presence of strong feminine energies in Irish folklore, the inherent darkness in Irish people, and reminisce on Hallowe’ens of yore, i.e. our childhoods in the 80s and 90s.
Dr. Tracy Fahey is an Irish author who has been twice shortlisted for Best Collection at the British Fantasy Awards in 2017 for The Unheimlich Manoeuvre, and in 2022 for I Spit Myself Out. Her short fiction is published in over thirty American, British, Australian and Irish anthologies. Tracy holds a PhD on the Gothic in visual arts, and her non-fiction writing on the Gothic and folklore has appeared in Irish, English, Italian, Dutch and Australian edited collections. She has been awarded residencies in Ireland and Greece. In 2022, she was awarded Saari Fellow status for 2023 by the Kone Foundation, Finland. She was Guest of Honour at the UK Ghost Story Festival 2022, and will appear in Copenhagen in 2023 as Guest of Honour at Fantasticon 2023.
You can listen to Dr. Tracy Fahey: Samhain – Tying Together Past and Present here and visit her website here.
Photo of Tracy Fahey courtesy of The Limerick Post.