Magic Spuds & Green Welts
Mark is determined to win a medal at his school's sports day. Almost as much as his father Tony. But is a magic potato really all it takes to bring home the gold? By Colin Walsh.
An original short story by the writer Colin Walsh specially commissioned by BBC Radio 4.
Colin Walsh grew up in Galway. In 2017, he won the RTE Francis MacManus Short Story Award, was a prizewinner in the Bridport Short Story Prize and was shortlisted for the Bath Short Story Award and the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. In 2018, he won the Doolin Writer’s Weekend Flash Fiction competition. His stories have been published in the journal.ie and various anthologies.
Writer ..... Colin Walsh
Reader ..... Liam O'Brien
Producer ..... Michael Shannon