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Mick Joyce – Four Poems

Mick Joyce is a native of Mayo, now living in Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry. He is a regular contributor to Just a Thought and the Horizons programme on Radio Kerry. His poems have been published in Inside Out, The Shop and … Continue reading

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Maiwand Banayee – “This Too Shall Pass”

Maiwand Banayee came to Ireland from Afghanistan in 2004. He spent over three years in direct provision and learned English while living in Ireland.  After receiving permission to stay here, he attended IT Carlow, graduating with a degree in Physical … Continue reading

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Robert Mitchell – In the Gorilla Suit

Robert Mitchell is a working, published musician, film editor, and songwriter, living in NYC. Due to the pandemic, Mitchell has redirected his storytelling focus towards short-form fiction. Robert’s stories have recently been published in: Rejected Manuscripts, The Literary Yard, and … Continue reading

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Ciarán O’Rourke – Three Poems

Ciarán O’Rourke lives in Leitrim. He has won the Lena Maguire/Cúirt New Irish Writing Award, the Westport Poetry Prize, and the Fish Poetry Prize. His first collection, The Buried Breath, is published by Irish Pages Press. Glass Life These days … Continue reading

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PJ – Three Poems

PJ is a writer, based in Galway, of both poetry and prose. He has just completed (with first-class honours) NUIG’s Arts degree with creative writing and previously published a non-fiction book ‘The Justified Tight B****rd’s Guide to Life’ to complimentary … Continue reading

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Phillip Shabazz – Three Poems

Poet, Writer, and Arts Educator, Phillip Shabazz is the author of three poetry collections,  Freestyle and Visitation, and XYZoom, and Flames in the Fire. He is also the author of a novel in verse,  When the Grass Was Blue. His forthcoming … Continue reading

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Jim Feeney – Two Poems

Jim Feeney was born in Dublin and has lived in Vancouver since 1979. He has published previously in Cyphers (Ireland), The sHop (Ireland), In-Flight Literary Magazine, Oddball Magazine, the Galway Review, Anti Heroin Chic, The Basil O’Flaherty, Rat’s Ass Review … Continue reading

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Michael J. Leach – A New Kind of Coalescence

Michael J. Leach is a statistician, epidemiologist, and poet with a passion for combining science and art. He works as a Senior Lecturer at Monash University. Michael’s poems reside in Cordite, Meniscus, the Medical Journal of Australia, the British Journal … Continue reading

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Susan Tepper – Flower Box

Susan Tepper is the author of nine published books of fiction and poetry. Her most recent titles are CONFESS (a poetry chapbook by Cervena Barva Press, 2020) and a funky road novel WHAT DRIVES MEN (Wilderness House Press, 2019) shortlisted at … Continue reading

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Elaine Lennon – Unicorn Horn

Elaine Lennon is a film historian. She is the author of ChinaTowne: The Screenplays of Robert Towne and is widely published in international film journals. She has a background in television production and film financing and was a lecturer for … Continue reading

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Michael Nolan – The Zone

Michael Nolan‘s fiction has appeared in Charles River Review. His non-fiction works have appeared in “The Vermont Guardian,“ Common Dreams, Antiwar.com and many more. The Zone By Michael Nolan Will rounded the corner at the end of LaGrange Street and … Continue reading

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Aisling Watters – Smash

Aisling Watters lives in Wexford and works in adult education. She has a BA in English, Sociology and Politics from NUI Galway and an MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature from UCD. She has previously been published in UCD’s literary … Continue reading

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