Abhaile With Tracy Gaughan
New and established voices in poetry from Ireland and the United Kingdom
North American Time with Felicia McCarthy
Established and emerging poets from the United States and Canada.
An Astráil With Denise O'Hagan
publishing established and new voices from Australia and New Zealand.
Eugen Bacon’s work has won, been shortlisted, longlisted or commended in national and international awards, including the Bridport Prize, Copyright Agency Prize, Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Award, Australian Shadows Awards and Nommo Award for Speculative Fiction by Africans.
Emerging poet Georgina Ashworth was winner of the ECU’s Talus Prize in the poetry category (2017), she was also the judging panel’s favourite for the Yarra Libraries Receipt Poetry Competition, as part of the Digital Writers Festival (2019).
Our editors speak to our Featured Writers and Poets about their work, inspiration, success and failure.
Writer and editor at Banshee Literary Journal, Claire Hennessy, offers advice to writers and speaks to Tracy Gaughan about the changing face of contemporary poetry, the perils of didacticism and shares some of her happiest moments at the journal
Denise O'Hagan caught up with her fellow country woman, Amanda McLeod to discuss creativity, writing and her new flash fiction collection, Animal Behaviour.
Victoria Kennefick on creative innovation, authenticity in writing and what makes poetry so compelling.
Poet and novelist Nick Browne talks to Tracy Gaughan about gender bias, cultural identity, the benefits of constructive criticism and how poetry sustains us in times of crisis.
One of Galway’s most beloved writers, Fred Johnston talks to Tracy Gaughan about cultural politics, widening our imaginative horizons, and his life long love affair with the poetic craft.
Translation Po-Int with Clara Burghelea
New international poetry and poetry in translation
In Between Sebbene la forza gravitazionale
The Write Life With Clare Morris
Writers writing for writers.
Seanchaí with Eugen Bacon
Established and new story tellers worthy of the title Seanchaí
Hayley-Jenifer Brennan is an emerging writer from Cork, Ireland. She is currently working towards an MA in Creative Writing from UCC
The Critcal Nib with Emma Lee
Reviews of the latest releases in poetry and literary fiction
Anna Blasiak’s bilingual ‘Kawiarnia przy St James’s Wrena w porze lunchu/Cafe by St James’s in the Wrens at Lunchtime’, Reviewed
‘Kawiarnia przy St James’s Wrena w porze lunchu / Café by Wren’s St James-in-the-Fields, Lunchtime’...
Gayelene Carbis uses a variety of forms, style and tone to suit each poem – from densely packed enjambment and prose poems to tightly structured sequences
‘Misericord’ is a book containing many fine things, a Palace of Varieties containing within its sixty-six pages a multitude of (mainly successful) attempts to render Kevin Bailey’s poetic world complete.
“Letters Home” explores the Chinese-British diaspora from the viewpoint of someone beginning to find her place in the world, looking at how to forge an identity which includes her origins and her new life.
The Ink Pods with Angela Dye and Mike Ivatt
The Blue Nib branded podcast of poetry and literary fiction
Australian poet, James Walton reads his own work, A Dairy Hand On a Hill
'Tim King wouldn’t describe himself as the Father of the ‘Poetry Plus’ House in the south west, but I would' says Ysella Sims
In honour of Bloomsday, The Write Life editor, Clare Morris reads her own Bloomsday in Andalusia
Transcript My country is engulfed in...