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social virtues by Susannah Dickey

A dinner party in South Belfast falls short of the host's fantasy. Written by Susannah Dickey. Read by Clare Dunne.

An original short story by the Northern Irish writer Susannah Dickey commissioned by BBC Radio 4. Read by Clare Dunne.

Susannah Dickey is the author of the forthcoming debut novel 'Tennis Lessons' and two poetry pamphlets 'I had some very slight concerns' (The Lifeboat, 2017) and 'genuine human values' (The Lifeboat, 2018). Her poetry has been published in Ambit, The White Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Magma, The Scores, Hotel, and The Tangerine. In 2018 she was shortlisted for The White Review short story prize, and in 2017 she was the winner of the inaugural Verve Poetry Festival competition.

Reader, Clare Dunne
Writer, Susannah Dickey

Produced by Celia de Wolff for BBC Northern Ireland

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