The Blue Nib Issue 41
Featured Authors & Poets
Poetry In Translation
Reviews curated by Emma Lee
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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.
Our editors speak to our Featured Writers and Poets about their work, inspiration, success and failure.
Author Gerry McCullough in conversation with Dave Kavanagh.
A strong emerging voice, born and raised in the United Arab Emirates, Enas Suleiman is a poet from Sudan. She is the author of a poetry collection, ‘Tidal Waves’ and a co-founder of the NWN poetry community in Sudan.
Journalist and now emerging author, Kate Mahony speaks to Dave Kavanagh about why she is drawn to writing fiction.
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.
Angela Costi is the author of four collections of poetry: Dinted Halos (Hit & Miss Publications, 2003), Prayers for the Wicked (Floodtide Audio and Sunshine Text, 2005), Honey and Salt (Five Islands Press, 2007) and Lost in Mid-Verse (Owl Publishing, 2014)
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
Andreea Iulia Scridon and Adam J. Sorkin bring us a translation of Greva căpșunelor by Romanian poet Traian T. Coșovei
The Write Life With Clare Morris
Writers writing for writers.
Seanchaí with Dave Kavanagh
Established and new story tellers worthy of the title Seanchaí
Carolyn Geduld’s novel ‘Take Me Out The Back’ is due from Black Rose Writers in 2020
Gerry McCullough’s first novel, Belfast Girls, published by Night Publishing in 2010, was a #1 bestseller on paid UK Kindle. It was republished in 2012 by Precious Oil Publications.
The Critcal Nib with Emma Lee
Reviews of the latest releases in poetry and literary fiction
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