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Issue 42 July 2020

‘Selfhood’ short fiction by Declan Toohey

Emerging author, Declan Toohey displays a flare for imaginative dialogue, coupled with clever story telling in this short fiction,

‘Postscript’ short fiction by Dorothy Simmons

Dorothy Simmons' fictional account of the death of Alain Fournier is not only a wonderful read, but a master class in constructing a short story.

Abhaile editor, Tracy Gaughan

Abhaile poetry editor, Tracy Gaughan, previews the poets she has chosen for this issue.

Poetry by Marjory Woodfield

In this set of poem, Marjory Woodfield takes inspiration from travel.

Novelist and emerging poet, Nick Browne

Emerging poet, Nick Browne is struvk by the changes brought about by lockdown.

Poetry by Siobhan Logan

Poet, Siobhan Logan draws a thread between past and present with a real deftness of touch.

Poetry from Margaret Royall

There is a good deal of introspection in this collection of poems from Margaret Royall

4 poems by Oz Hardwick

Oz Hardwick's chapbook 'Learning to Have Lost' (Canberra: IPSI/Recent Work, 2018) won the 2019 Rubery International Book Award for Poetry.

Latest Articles

Missing the Daily Pre-Covid Commute by Melissa Todd

As restrictions tighten and we are advised to work from home, Melissa Todd remembers the creative potential of the morning commute.

The Mediated Art by Adrian Salmon

Poet and former choral scholar, Adrian Salmon continues the debate about the relationship between poetry and music.

Dominique Hecq Reviews ‘The Gang Of One’ by Robert Harris

Dominique Hecq reviews 'The Gang Of One' by Robert Harris.

Howard Baskerville’s Wall by Farhad H. Gooraan, Translated by Parisa Saranj

While there is more than forty years of hostility between the two countries, Iranians take solace in the fact that once an American gave his life for democracy in Iran: Howard Baskerville

Devouring Riches by Rose Mary Boehm

Novelist and poet, Rose Mary Boehm discusses her life and craft with engaging candour.

2 poems by Karin Molde

Karin Molde’s poems have a visual narrative streak, guiding the reader’s gaze to the little, yet potent, details that make their stories.

The Shroud of Turin by Michael K. White

Michael K White's tale of a green beetle on a windshield is not quite what it seems...

Sunday Lunch with the Lawrences at Kiowa by Michael Paul Hogan

Poet, journalist, fiction writer and literary essayist, Michael Paul Hogan takes us to Kiowa Ranch, New Mexico in 1925 and a question asked of the host that has significance for us all.