TEIG O’KANE AND THE CORPSE
By Kerry Kazmierowicztrimm
Adapted from the short story "Teig O'Kane and the Corpse" by Ernest Rhys, translated by Dr. Douglas Hyde.
Length: 35 Minutes
The story of Teig, a young Irishman who doesn't want to commit to adulthood - until he finds himself with a talking corpse latched onto his back. The corpse demands that Teig finds him a grave by morning of he'll stay attached to Teig forever.
Teig O'Kane and the Corpse can be read here.
(Running now!) Featured in "Wicked Lit: The Chimes and the Corpse"
Wicked Lit 2017 Fundraiser – Staged Reading
Better Lemons Critics' Choice Award 2018
"...offers the genre-required chills and atmosphere, but most of all it is filled with pathos, provoking more tears than screams. [TEIG O'KANE AND THE CORPSE] is one of Wicked Lit's best efforts." - Steve Biodrowski, Hollywood Gothique
“...not unlike a fairytale adventure—only this one has more zombie overtones…reveals a unique and poignant truth about one’s legacy and memory—even as it may be worn away by the passage of time.” - Daniel Lam, Westcoaster
"...The ending brings such a poignant point home about moving on." - Sabina Gaves, Nightmarish Conjurings
Check out the cast announcement for Wicked Lit '18 here.