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Bill Nichols – A retreat into lovely, tragic Irish history

Bill Nichols was raised in Oregon and educated at Park College, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Missouri, and Yale University. For years he taught literature, writing, and environmental studies at Ohio’s Denison University. His publications include York’s Journal: A Novel (2005), … Continue reading

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Noel Duffy – Three Poems

Noel Duffy was born in Dublin. His debut collection In the Library of Lost Objects was published by Ward Wood Publishing, London, in 2011 and was shortlisted for the Strong Award for best first collection by an Irish poet. His second collection On Light & … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – Summer

Alec Solomita has published fiction in Heart of Flesh, Southword Journal, The Mississippi Review, and Southwest Review, among other publications. He was shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and Southword Journal, and named a finalist by the Noctua Review. His poetry … Continue reading

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Gordon Ferris – Journey Home

Gordon Ferris is a Dublin writer living in Ballyshannon in Co Donegal. He is a member of the Dublin Writers Forum  and has had poetry and short stories published in A New Ulster, Hidden Channel and The Galway Review. Most in … Continue reading

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Pamela Sumners – Skipping Rocks

Pamela Sumners is a constitutional and civil rights lawyer born and bred in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Her work has been published or recognized by 30 magazines or publishing houses in the US, UK, and Scotland. She now lives in St. … Continue reading

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‘Rogue States’ by Fred Johnston reviewed by Matt Mooney

The aptly titled ‘Rogue States’ by Galway’s Belfast born Fred Johnston takes you to places you don’t really want to be. It helps a lot in most cases to have been there sometime in your life, broken or otherwise or … Continue reading

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Katacha Díaz – Moonlight Serenade

Katacha Díaz is a Peruvian American writer. Wanderlust and love of travel have taken her all over the world to gather material for her stories. Her prose and poetry has been published internationally in literary journals, print and online magazines, and … Continue reading

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Douglas Cole’s Blue Island 

The poems of Douglas Cole’s Blue Island are wrought in the rich topography of film noir— employing the textures of city streets at night, Cole’s images are often looming and restless, even sublime, weaving the rhythm and mood of Miles Davis’s jazz, while … Continue reading

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Steve Carr – Cry Me A Song

Steve Carr, who lives in Richmond, Virginia, has had over 300 short stories published internationally in print and online magazines, literary journals and anthologies since June, 2016. Four collections of his short stories, Sand, Rain, Heat, and The Tales of … Continue reading

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Chuka Susan Chesney – Green Potato

Chuka Susan Chesney’s poems have been published in Britain, America, and Australia. Some of the literary journals they have been in are Claudius Speaks, Peacock Journal, Inklette, Picaroon, Pure Slush, Lummox, Live Nude Poems, and The Altadena Poetry Review. She … Continue reading

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Anna Allen – Train Hopping

Anna Allen, born in County Wicklow, has lived in Connemara for over thirty years. Though the idea of writing nagged and haunted her, having married and started a family that grew and grew, there were too many other calls on … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – Two Poems

Alec Solomita has published fiction in Heart of Flesh, Southword Journal, The Mississippi Review, and Southwest Review, among other publications. He was shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and Southword Journal, and named a finalist by the Noctua Review. His poetry has appeared in Poetica, Algebra of Owls, The Galway Review, The … Continue reading

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