Two Poems by David Butler

Butler's awards for poetry include the Féile Filíochta, Brendan Kennelly, Ted McNulty, Maria Edgeworth, Baileborough, Poetry Ireland/Trocaire and Phizfest prizes.

Two Poems by Dilys Rose

Elegant and well-crafted poems from one of Scotland's foremost writers, Dilys Rose.

Poems by Mary Madec

The earthly and the mythic are in constant interplay in these poems by Mary Madec.

Poetry by Katherine Duffy

Duffy’s vibrant poetry allows us to travel through a whole spectrum of colour, whilst standing still.

Poetry by Ciarán O’Rourke

Well versed in Western literature, a fact borne out in the quality and flexibility of his style, O’Rourke’s poems evoke and challenge a millenia old tradition.

Poetry by Featured Poet, Leeanne Quinn

Quinn is a flawless writer. She draws on the materials life has given her to create a pared but visionary poetry.

Poetry by Alex Josephy

There’s a sharp-eye and lexical fluency in the work of Alex Josephy. Italian appellations and clever depictions of larger than life plants, create imaginary worlds evocative of Alice.

2 Poems by Kevin Higgins

Thought provoking as a weeklong convention on the history of the brown paper bag in a city without cocktails, massage parlours, or even as much as a cup of tea.

3 Poems by Brian Kirk

We’re connected to thousands of years of poetic tradition with Kirk’s fidelity to form. The melodic movement of his visual verse takes us from turbulent sestina to the resting place of Noah’s Ark.

Tracy Gaughan Reviews ‘The Loss of Yellowhammers’ by John D. Kelly

The Loss of Yellowhammers’ by John D. Kelly Published by Summer Palace Press, Donegal ISBN: 978-0-9954529-4-7 There is a pleasure to be occasioned in the poetry of...

4 Poems by John D. Kelly

Kelly is a poet of depth and flexibility who interrogates his surroundings, drawing intertextually on a variety of cultural references.

4 Poems by Brian Johnstone

Johnstone uses the architecture of history and nostalgia to interrogate the trust we place in our eyes and ears. Vowel by consonant his poetry reveals a passion for language that captures light and reflects life.

William Coniston – Three poems

Coniston’s explanatory verse enriches the dialogue between the poetic and the scientific.

Raine Geoghegan – Two poems

Geoghegan liberates sound in poems that celebrate the rich tapestry of gypsy folklore and culture.

Pratibha Castle – Three Poems

We tune into memory throughout our lives. Castle’s poems act as a counterweight to their emotional power.

Rebecca Gethin – Five Poems

With a touch of the supernatural and sublime, Gethin writes of duplexities - of the sea and of the self.

Marion Oxley – Four Poems

Lives lost, nature, the nurturing closeness of a parent - Marion’s poems often begin with memory, then multiply.

Three poems by Fiona Pitt-kethley

Pitt-kethley’s intimate portrayals of spanish street scenes speak to larger socio-political issues within contemporary society.

4 Poems by Angela Graham

Poet and BAFTA Award winning TV producer, Angela Graham’s imaginative eloquence of language, embodies an exemplary ‘at-homeness’ in both the universal and the particular.

A poem by David Linklater

David Linklater’s pamphlet ‘Black Box’ was published with Speculative Books in 2018.

Two poems by A. M. Cousins

A. M. Cousins' work was shortlisted in the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Competition 2019.

Three Poems by Sharon Larkin

Sharon Larkin's pamphlet was published by Indigo Dreams in 2019.

4 poems by Kay Ritchie

Kay Ritchie’s work is widely published in magazines and anthologies and has performed at various events.

4 poems by Gillie Robic

Gillie Robic's first collection, Swimming Through Marble, was shortlisted and published in 2016 by Live Canon, who in October 2019, published her second collection, Lightfalls.

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.

Poetry by Marjory Woodfield

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

From the poet, Mantz Yorke

Poet, Mantz Yorke takes his readers on a tour with these poems inspired by the landscape.

Novelist and emerging poet, Nick Browne

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

3 Poems by Dominic Fisher

Dominic Fisher's was the winner of the Bristol Poetry Prize. His collection The Ladies and Gentlemen of the Dead was published by The Blue Nib in March 2019.

3 poems by Amanda Bell

Amanda Bell's first poetry collection First the Feathers (Doire Press, 2017) was shortlisted for the Shine Strong Award.

3 poems by Maeve McKenna

Maeve McKenna’s work has been placed in several international poetry competitions. She enjoys writing immensely, almost as much as she does avoiding it.

3 poems by Belinda Cooke

Belinda Cooke's poetry includes Stem (the High Window Press, 2019) and her Days of the Shorthanded Shovelists forthcoming (Salmon Poetry).

4 poems by Eveline Pye

Eveline Pye's poem ‘Mosi-Oa-Tunya’ was chosen for the Twenty Best Scottish Poems of that Year. Her new collection ‘STEAM’, will be published by Red Squirrel Press 2021.

3 poems by Berni Dwan

Poet Berni Dwan was placed second in the Johnathan Swift Awards and was shortlisted for the Anthony Cronin International Poetry Award.

Poetry by Kate Ennals

FESTIVAL OF ORIGINSafter Primo Levi Back in time, after forty days of rain Thousands of animal species drowned. For months, world was quiet, dark. Water lapped on breathless...

3 poems by Alun Robert

Poet Alun Robert’ work has been published widely, in 2019, he was a featured writer of the Federation of Writers Scotland.

3 poems by Gill Lambert

Gill Lambert’s first collection Tadaima was published by Yaffle in 2019

3 poems by Michael Durack

Michael Durack’s publications include a memoir, Saved to Memory: Lost to View (2016) and a collection, Where It Began ( Revival, 2017.)

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