Category Archives: News

Alec Solomita – Missing You Again

Alec Solomita’s fiction has appeared in the Southwest Review, The Mississippi Review, Southword Journal, and The Drum (audio), among other publications. He was shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and Southword Journal, and named a finalist by the Noctua Review. His … Continue reading

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Eamon O’Leary – No Answer

Eamon O’Leary: Liosbourne, Carrigaline, Co. Cork. Released early from a ‘life sentence’ in financial services, he needed something more than hacking up the golf course to keep him from the pub. So he started writing short stories. No particular genre, … Continue reading

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Barbara McKeon – Nightstreaming

Barbara McKeon has had over forty short stories published in newspapers, magazines and broadcast on radio, and she has had 11 radio plays and 3 television dramas produced by RTE. Other broadcasts include many Sunday Miscellany contributions. She is currently working on … Continue reading

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Susan Tepper – Beggar’s Soup

Susan Tepper is the author of eight published books of fiction and poetry. Her most recent book is a funky road novel titled “What Drives Men” that has made the final list at American Book Fest Best Book Awards. Other … Continue reading

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Ian Watson – Three Poems

Ian Watson was born in Belfast but has now spent most of his life in Bremen, Northern Germany, where he worked as a senior lecturer in Creative Writing and British and Irish Literature and Cultural History. His recent publications include … Continue reading

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Vivien Hollis – Speak up

Vivien Hollis was born and educated in Belfast, left to attend Liverpool University, and worked in the south of England before emigrating to Canada.  Life as a university professor did not leave time for fiction but recently she swapped the … Continue reading

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Hellen Grall – Three Poems

Hellen Grall lives in the countryside of North Meath. She is gifted with words and has written more than 100 poems. Her poems come from her experiences and take on life. She enjoys simple things. Writing, reading and walking are … Continue reading

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Christopher Palmer – The spider on the ceiling

Christopher Palmer lives in Canberra, Australia, but would like to spend time in Galway, near the birthplace of his ancestors. His poetry has been published in eleven countries, including in the Australian Poetry Journal, Blue Collar Review, Bosphorus Review of … Continue reading

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Ciarán O’Rourke – Two Poems

Ciarán O’Rourke was born in 1991 and is based in Dublin. 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 available from Irish … Continue reading

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Katacha Díaz – Happenings in the Vieux Carré

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 poetry and prose has been published internationally in literary journals, print and online magazines, and … Continue reading

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GILLEÁN MAC SCOLÓIGE (JULIAN FARMER) r.1960

Julian Farmer is a poet and translator, who has studied in excess of twenty languages. He mainly speaks English, French and Russian but is progressing through intermediate Irish. In recent years he has been learning five folk instruments, especially fiddle … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – In The Deep

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

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