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Issue 41 | March 2020 |

Valérie Rouzeau, translated by Sabine Huynh

Valérie Rouzeau, Vrouz (Éditions La Table Ronde, Paris, 2012, pp. 11-12)

Emma Lee speaks to featured poet 
Melanie Hyo-In Han

Emerging poet Melanie Hyo-In Han's work impressed The Blue Nib's review editor, Emma Lee

Featured Poet, J.J. Steinfeld interviewed by Emma Lee

Canadian poet, fiction writer, and playwright J. J. Steinfeld lives on Prince Edward Island, he has published 20 books, the latest being Gregor Samsa Was Never in The Beatles (Stories, Ekstasis Editions, 2019)

Dave Kavanagh chats to featured poet Rose Mary Boehm

With her latest full-length collection, ‘The Rain Girl’, due from Chaffinch Press in 2020, Rose Mary Boehm speaks to Dave Kavanagh

Dave Kavanagh chats to Kieran Devaney

Kieran Devaney has reported on and produced programmes around the world for TV am, Channel 4, ITN and Sky News in the United Kingdom, CNN in the United States

Tracy Gaughan in conversation with Nicola Harrison

Nicola Harrison is a lecturer in Singing & Interpretation of song at Pembroke College, Oxford, a vocal teacher,...

Clara Burghelea in conversation with featured poet Edvin Subašić

Edvin Subašić was born and raised in Bosnia-Herzegovina., he immigrated to the US in 1997 as a...

Anne Tannam speaks to Clara Burghelea

Anne Tannam is a Dublin poet with two collections: Tides Shifting Across My Sitting Room Floor (Salmon...

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