Everything connects – or if you prefer, nothing is separate. Spontaneity is an arts magazine where one thing leads to another, a beautiful ekphrastic genealogy. We welcome all kinds of artists and writers, from anywhere.

About the editor

Ruth McKee was nominated for The Hennessy New Writer of the Year in 2016 and 2018, and her first novel The Jealous Wall was joint winner of the Irish Novel Fair 2015; her second book The Day I Die, is nearing submission stage. Her work has been placed or listed in The Benedict Kiely Award, The Martin Crawford Award, The Francis MacManus Prize and the Doolin Short Story Competition and she has been published in The Irish Times, The Lonely Crowd, The Incubator, The Honest Ulsterman, Splonk, Headstuff and various anthologies. She is a freelance editor, copyediting, proofreading and structural editing for a variety of clients. She is a closet sketcher and painter, but has recently come out as a photographer, with an exhibition running as part of Photo Ireland 2019, and images featured in Pidgeon Holes Journal and The Bangor Literary Journal. She is a singer-songwriter and has an EP coming out this autumn produced by Graham Tully. She writes short reviews for The Irish Times and works for independent publisher Doire Press. PhD Trinity College Dublin. You can follow her on Twitter, and Instagram or get in touch with her at editor@spontaneity.org.

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