The Editors of The Blue Nib are delighted to be launching not only The Blue Nib Chapbook 3, featuring the work of the third round of our Chapbook series, Ruth Quinlan, Bernie Crawford and Finola Scott. But also Issue 36 of the magazine and two collections, by emerging poets. We will unveil Michael A Griffith’s …
Two New Contest for Autumn Winter
Announcing: The Blue Nib Chapbook Contest #4- With Guest Judge Helen Mort Open to all registered members of The Blue Nib. The contest calls for 8 poems per entry to be judged by Helen Mort. The Prize money has risen to €500.00 and the top three entries will be published by the Blue Nib imprint in Chapbook IV.
The Blue Nib #35 – Launch. Come and join Shirley Bell and Dave Kavanagh in Books Upstairs on Friday 14th of September. Help us to launch our first print issue. We will also be announcing the results of the Summer 2018 Chapbook Contest, and will have reading by contributors and by Winners and Commended poets.
The Blue Nib Chapbook 2 has jumped a place in the UK Chapbook Charts and is now listed at No 2. The book features the work of our Winter Chapbook Contest winners, Anne Walsh Donnelly, Akshaya Pawaskar and Bobbie Sparrow. The Contest was judged by Irish poet Kevin Higgins. The book can be purchased in the Book Shop and is also available as part of a special offer with Chapbook 1 & Chapbook 2.