Afterthoughts – A Woman Under the Influence

Wendy Erskine lives in Belfast. Sweet Home, her first collection of stories, was shortlisted for the Edge Hill Prize and the Republic of Consciousness Prize. Her second short story collection, Dance Move, was published in 2022 and has been described by the Irish Times as containing “the whole human comedy” of “life, drama, tragedy, conflict and wit”. Susannah Dickey grew up in Derry and now lives in London. She is the author of four poetry pamphlets and her short fiction has been published in the Dublin Review and the White Review. She is the author of Tennis Lessons (2020) and Common Decency (2022), both published by Doubleday UK.

Here, they discuss their immediate post-viewing impressions as the credits roll on A Woman Under the Influence.