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

El Medol, Tarragona

Clare Morris regularly collaborates with the abstract artist, Nigel Bird

Poetry- Carla Scarano D’Antonio

Sailing North We left with cherry trees blossoming, people arranging polished horns in a window. Opposite to south Vegetation grew rusty, gold, scarlet red silver grey, brown. Inhaling thro, branches torn bare frozen. North: thorn,...

Motherhood by Sheila Heti – Reviewed

Motherhood by Sheila Heti London, Harvill Secker 2018 ISBN 9781846558375 £ 14.99 (paperback) ‘I’m protecting onto you, coins, the wisdom of the universe’ Motherhood A meditation on womanhood and motherhood...

In Nearby Bushes’ by Kei Miller -Reviewed

In Nearby Bushes' by Kei Miller -Reviewed by Emma Lee

3 poems by Lynn Valentine

Lynn Valentine has won and been placed in competitions including Glasgow Women’s Library Dragon’s Pen Award.

Systematics and other Poems- Gary Glauber

Gary Glauber is a widely published poet, fiction writer, teacher, and former music journalist.

The Jumpers, Short Fiction by Delia Pring

Delia Pring's compelling short story takes us into the fragmented world of mental illness

Some Young One

‘I don’t want to go out, you know,’ Louise said as she ran the straighteners through her long blonde hair. Siobhan didn’t answer her. Instead...

‘Three Carols and a Song’ by Ysella Sims

Writer and poet, Ysella Sims explores why songs speak to us so strongly and shares some of the experiences that have helped her connect with her new community

3 Poems by E A Gleeson

Poetry inspired by the Melbourne Estonian community