BERTRAGHBOY BAY Where the ironstone wall gathers fuscia and salt; where the swifts stitch blue air to the scrub-grass; where herring gulls mob the heron; where cormorants hang wings on the...
Light After Dark The morning, after dark, gives way to light, the house silent but for the humming fridge and creaking walls. Listen carefully and you can hear...
The Citadel Metal spikes made from blue glass and silver are unhooked – pierced inside shop entrances when closed like dystopian fly- traps laid out to deter...
30th October 3.5°C. Dawn air hoars grass. These suddenly important numbers. Facts which matter under trees which glorious down their Hallowe’en clothes. No matter, really to skin into this sea foot...
SPILT SUGAR Why do your children remember that one time when you lost your rag over spilt sugar? And it was only a gentle smack on the...
AND THEY’VE FOUND ICARUS... wings outstretched at fate’s final kick, drawn by the wet light of...
Susan Howard writes about what affects her and what she observes in NZ and on the world stage.
Nadia Rhook is a white settler historian, educator, and poet.
Clint Wastling’s poetry has been published in Dream Catcher, Strix, Marble and online with The Algebra of Owls.
Ben Verinder is the biographer of the adventurer and writer Mary Burkett.
Glenn Hubbard had a poem entered for the Forward Prize 2018
Yi-Wen Huang is from Taiwan and an Associate Professor of English and Linguistics at UNM-Gallup.
Lincoln Jaques was a finalist and in the 2018 Emerging Poets.
Hibah Shabkhez is a writer of the half-yo literary tradition
Terese Coe's collection Shot Silk was short-listed for the 2017 Poets Prize
Daragh Byrne writes informed by his background in physics, a dedicated mindfulness practice and a career building technology.
Jenny Blackford scooped the prestigious ACU Prize for Literature 2014
Clare Morris regularly collaborates with the abstract artist, Nigel Bird
Yvonne Brewer lives in Cork, Ireland and has had poetry published since 2014
Krishna Lewis the Fellows Program Director at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University.
Andrea Potos is the author of nine poetry collections
Alina Stefanescu was a finalist for the 2019 Kurt Brown AWP Prize,
Irradiated Love How I enjoy seeing you in your paper shoes and hat and lilac scrubs, Do...
Manoj Nair lives in Bangalore, India. He writes short stories, poems and haiku.
Stephen House has won two Awgie Awards (Australian Writers Guild),
Chris Jansen cares for a disinterested guinea pig named Poozybear.
Chris Christopher Kennedy is a Mandarin scholar, poet, journalist and author.
R.G. Evans published works include Overtipping the Ferryman (Aldrich Press Poetry Prize 2013)
Dana St. Mary is a poet and father and husband living in Portland, Oregon
John Berryman said our poetry should be something no one else could do. I've tried to focus on that idea.
Jill Neimark is the author of adult and children's fiction, as well as a journalist
Jack Houston was shortlisted for the Basil Bunting and Keats-Shelley Prizes.
Ivy Ireland was runner-up in the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize 2019 with her poem, "The Owl Inside".
Brent Cantwell is a New Zealand writer from Timaru, South Canterbury
Kymm Coveney co-hosts a multilingual poetry recital series in Barcelona, Poémame.
Marc Woodward is an Anglo/American poet and musician living in rural South West England
Deborah Guzzi is the author of The Hurricane available through Prolific Press.
Philip Muir savours the power of words as both a mode of communication and as an art form.
Chloe Marer enjoys gardening, baking, and playing Dungeons and Dragons.
Kitty Coles' poems have been widely published in magazines and anthologies
Michelle Bermudez is a Latina poet who received her MFA in creative writing at Adelphi University
Paul Turley is currently studying for a Master of Philosophy degree.
James Finnegan - shortlisted for Hennessy Literary Award (2018), highly commended in the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Competition (2016, 2018)
Bree Alexander (also Lika Posamari) writes poetry and more in or between Melbourne and New Delhi.
Dr. Emily Bilman teaches poetry in Geneva as London’s Poetry Society’s Stanza representative.
Hana Meighan is currently finishing her undergraduate English degree at Ulster University Coleraine.
Maxine is widely published in print and online.
Melinda Jane, author of the poetry book ‘Nature's Nuptials’ and the children’s book ‘The Currawong and the Owl’.
John W. Sexton’s sixth poetry collection, Futures Pass, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2018.