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

Poetry- Kate Ennals

An Invitation Come, Father, let’s wander London’s dark skies, sit by the river, watch dusk silt and slide, salute and swirl a glass of ruby red wine. Let’s...

3 poems by Paul Jeffcutt

Paul Jeffcutt has won 32 awards for poetry in national and international competitions in Ireland, the UK and the USA

Goodbye Joanna Hales, fiction by Sue Brennan

Sue Brennan was shortlisted for the Wollongong Short Story Award (2018)

Poetry from David Bankson

  Chartreuse I regret, like coiled flowers I burst when loosed, but the loosing is part of who I am. I could never stop that sort of liquid: a river...

“Contains Mild Peril” Fran Lock – Reviewed

captures that time when youthful dreams and plans fall to earth

Zbigniew by Justin Lowe

Justin Lowe is a poet, editor and occasional reviewer

‘Kintyre’ a poem by Carol McKay

Carol McKay won the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship in 2010

Life and Conflict in 2019 New Zealand

Philip Muir savours the power of words as both a mode of communication and as an art form.

‘A Roman Death’ by Joan O’Hagan, reviewed by Emma Lee

‘A Roman Death’ Joan O’Hagan Black Quill Press  ISBN: 9780648002000  $18.95 ‘A Roman Death’, originally published by Pan Macmillan and now reissued by Black Quill Press, is set...

Understanding Rupi Kaur’s Milk and Honey. By Ada Wofford

Understanding Rupi Kaur’s Milk and Honey - by Ada Wofford