Cormac James
Freelance

Cormac James is an Irish writer. His short fiction has appeared in Guernica, AGNI, and elsewhere. His novel The Surfacing was published in 2014. He lives in Montpellier, France.

Written by Cormac James

Wales, 1965. Photo by Bruce Davidson/Magnum

Essay/
Childhood and adolescence
End of story

I am an atheist, and suspicious of sugar-coated evasions. So how can I explain death to my son without fudging the truth?

Cormac James