Issue 44 Of The Blue Nib

Issue 44 of The Blue Nib. Order now for despatch December 10

Issue 43 September 2020

Edited by Dave Kavanagh Abhaile: Poetry from Ireland and the UKwith Tracy Gaughan Editorial 1Poetry by George Szirtes 3Poetry by Mark Roper 7Poetry by Eleanor Hooker...

Issue 42 July 2020

Edited by Dave Kavanagh Abhaile with Tracy GaughanEditorial Poetry by Mantz York Poetry by Byron Beynon Poetry By Chaucer Cameron Poetry by Pippa Little Poetry by Fred Johnston Poetry...

Issue 41 March 2020

Poetry Selected by Clara Burghelea and Tracy GaughanEditorial Featured Poet Amy Barry Clara Burgelea in conversation with Amy Barry Simona Nastac Rachel Burns Becky...

Issue 40 December 2019

Edited By Dave Kavanagh Short FictionParis Vagrant By Michael Paul Hogan The Duck, a story in five parts by Reyna Marder Gentin Blood by Brian...

Issue 39 Sept 2019

Editorial:Dave Kavanagh Managing EditorWelcome to Issue 39 of The Blue Nib EssaysDoes Poetry Matter? By Clara Burghelea Poems As Time Machines By John D....

Issue 38 June 2019

Edited by Dave Kavanagh New Poetry: Alyssa Cooper. Neil Creighton Abigail S. Cull Terry Doyle Jess Neal Woods Will Reger Marie-Andrea Auclair Ceinwen E. Cariad Haydon...

Issue 37 March 2019

Edited By Shirley Bell Featuring Poetry by: Sandra HornFiona PerryEmma LeeClara BurgheleaKate EnnalsArathy AsokClare MorrisJames FountainDenise O'Hagan Catriona ClutterbuckLucy DurneenArthur Bloomfield And More. New Fiction by: Diana PowellTeresa SweeneyAnne...

Issue 36 December 2018

Edited By Shirley Bell Featuring Poetry by: Andrea PotosBernie CrawfordBob BeargieDeborah HarveyCaron FreeboornMaxine Rose Munro Featrured Poet Anne McMaster Fiction by: Kate EnnalsFrancis Browner Essays by: Ruth EnnisArthur Bloomfield Available...

Issue 35 September 2018

Featuring work from: Audrey MolloyAnne Walsh DonnellyKate Ennals Emma LeeDavid ButlerJoan ColbyWill RegerClifton Redmond Available on Amazon Read it Online

2 poems by Bob Beagrie

Bob Beagrie is a senior lecturer in creative writing at Teesside University.

Searching for Luna by Andrew Stiggers

Andrew Stiggers is a short fiction writer from Auckland, New Zealand.

‘Tackling Middle-Aged Men’. Michael Chacksfield

Michael Chacksfield is a proud member of the PG Wodehouse Society,

“Contains Mild Peril” Fran Lock – Reviewed

captures that time when youthful dreams and plans fall to earth

Diarmuid Fitzgerald – Poetry

Diarmuid Fitzgerald was born in 1977 in Co. Mayo, Ireland. He grew up in Co. Cork and currently live in Dublin. He works as a school teacher and is a poet and prose writer. Thames Way was his first collection of haiku poems and it was published in 2015 by Alba Publishing

Eleanor Hooker – Four Poems

Eleanor Hooker's poetry captures the rhythms of the natural world, offering perspectives that are precisely observed, intense and intimate.

The Burden – Essay

    The Burden - The Gardener by Rudyard Kipling. By Mike Smith Several critics of Kipling mention this story. It comes in the 1926 Debits and Credits...

Translation Po-Int editor, Clara Burghelea.

Translation Po-Int editor, Clara Burghelea on the talent she selected for issue 42

Dick Edelstien reviews- Empire by Mary O’Donnell

Empire is the third collection of short stories published by Mary O’Donnell. These are accompanied by seven poetry collections and four novels

The Closest Thing to Home. Fiction Shinjini Dey

Shinjini Dey has been published in Efiction and Cactus Heart Press.