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Emma M.Murray – Not All Men

Emma M.Murray is a mother, wife, teacher and writer. She spent most of her twenties with a rucksack slung across her back, travelling extensively around the world. She returned to her native Donegal, in the Emerald Isle, a few years … Continue reading

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Phil Carrick – The Bicycle Shed

Phil Carrick enjoys writing fiction, short prose, and poetry, and is currently working on a book of short stories. Phil was born and raised in Ireland in the 1950’s and lived in various parts of Offaly, Kildare, and Galway. She … Continue reading

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Vivien Foulkes-James – Three Poems

Vivien Foulkes-James lives in North Lancashire by the coast. She writes mainly poetry and some short fiction. She is a founder member of Bare Writers, a local writing group. Vivien has been successful in publishing in magazines including Reach Poetry, … Continue reading

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Kelly Easton – Four Poems

Kelly Easton holds a Master of Arts in French Translation and Conference Interpretation. She spent fifteen years interpreting in the halls of diplomacy, working with the words of others. She now tends to her own writing. She lives in Northern … Continue reading

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Phil Cummins – Mother Love

Phil Cummins is a Dublin-born academic and writer now living in County Kildare. His short stories and essays have featured in various anthologies and literary magazines. His writing achievements include honourable mention (2020) and shortlist (2022) for the Fish Memoir … Continue reading

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Susan Isla Tepper & Glenn Bowie – STAR

Susan Isla Tepper is a twenty-year writer and the author of 11 published books of fiction and poetry and 2 stage plays. Her play ‘The Crooked Heart” concerning artist Jackson Pollock in his later years was presented as a staged reading … Continue reading

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Shelley Corcoran – Three Poems

Shelley Corcoran has published in Murze 11 & 12, A New Ulster, The York Literary Review, Parentheses Journal,  Galway Review 9, Tír na nÓg II & III, Lemon Peel Press, Green Ink Poetry 5, Marble, Chasing Shadows Anthology, Live & Local, Abridged, and Haunted Words Press.  She … Continue reading

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Polly Walshe – Five Poems

Polly Walshe was born in London. Recently her poems have appeared in Shearsman, Artemispoetry, The Spectator, Snakeskin, The High Window, The Frogmore Papers and The London Magazine and she has poems forthcoming in PN Review and iamb. This year she … Continue reading

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Laura Rodley – Four Poems

Pushcart winner Laura Rodley‘s latest book are Left at Normal by Big Table Press, Counter Point by Prolific Press and As You Write It Lucky 7 printed by Leveller’s Press. You Know How It Is The purple petunias my son’s … Continue reading

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Gordon Ferris – Two Poems

Gordon Ferris was born and raised in Finglas, a North West suburb of Dublin. In the early eighties, he moved to Donegal where he has lived ever since. He started writing in 2014 and has had many short stories and … Continue reading

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Kevin McManus – On the dark days of December

Kevin McManus is a poet-writer from Carrigallen in Leitrim. He has published three collections of poetry including his latest collection, “A Bell in the White Morning” One of his poems entitled “Lost Souls” has recently been adapted by the director, … Continue reading

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Susan Isla Tepper  & Glenn Bowie – Disinclined 

Susan Isla Tepper is a twenty-year writer and the author of 11 published books of fiction and poetry and 2 stage plays. Her play ‘The Crooked Heart” concerning artist Jackson Pollock in his later years was presented as a staged reading … Continue reading

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