Category Archives: Non-Fiction

Anne Marie Kennedy & Darryl Vance – Snared

Anne Marie Kennedy is an award winning writer, performance poet, playwright, freelance journalist, motivational speaker and creative writing teacher. She lives on a small farm in rural Galway with her husband and a menagerie of four legged people. Her blog-from-the-bog … Continue reading

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – The Galway Review 8 (Printed Edition), April 2020

Submission guidelines: Submissions, poetry, short fiction, plays and non-fiction or extracts, reviews and criticism (up to 2500 words) now being sought for the next issue of  The Galway Review 8,  printed Edition, (April 2020). We are also interested in receiving … Continue reading

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Don Stoll – Honey

Don Stoll‘s fiction is forthcoming in THE BROADKILL REVIEW, XAVIER REVIEW, THE MAIN STREET RAG, WILD VIOLET, THE AIRGONAUT, PULP MODERN, YELLOW MAMA (three times), FRONTIER TALES, and CHILDREN, CHURCHES AND DADDIES, and recently appeared in GREEN HILLS LITERARY LANTERN (tinyurl.com/y2lfxysm), CLOSE TO THE BONE (tinyurl.com/y38ac6jv), DARK … Continue reading

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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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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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‘Peripheral’ by Faye Boland reviewed by Matt Mooney

Matt Mooney. Born in Kilchreest, Co. Galway in 1943, he has lived in Listowel since 1966. His four collections of poems are: Droving (2003), Falling Apples (2010), Earth to Earth (2015) and The Singing Woods (2017). Winner of The Pádraig … Continue reading

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Katacha Díaz – Dangerous Game

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, … Continue reading

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Ndrek Gjini’s ‘The Invention of Shoes’ reviewed by Matt Mooney

Ndrek Gjini’s second collection of poems published by Galway Academic Press under the title of ‘The Invention of Shoes’ is a wonderful exposé of the life and poetic craft of an Albanian who became a Galwegian. It has revealed him … Continue reading

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Promotional video for Cúirt International Festival of Literature 2019. Margadh by poet Máire Holmes, read by Páraic Breathnach

Promotional video for Cúirt International Festival of Literature 2019. Margadh by poet Máire Holmes, read by Páraic Breathnach

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Anna Allen – Swags and Tails 

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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