Category Archives: Poetry

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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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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Susan Tepper – On a Calm Night by Susan Tepper

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 … Continue reading

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Vincent Mc Grath – Some Men in Rhyme

Vincent Mc Grath is a new and aspiring poet from County Limerick. Having returned to study in 2019 as a mature student he graduated from the University of Limerick in 2019 with a bachelor of arts in English literature. At … Continue reading

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Joyce Compton Brown – Late Summer Butterfly

Joyce Compton Brown grew up in agrarian North Carolina, receiving degrees from Appalachian State University and the University of Southern Mississippi. She taught at Gardner-Webb university with occasional forays into workshops in poetry and Appalachian Studies. She has published primarily … Continue reading

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Javed Alam – Time has embroidered

Javed Alam is a UK based poet and physician. He writes in the language of common people, about their ordinary thoughts and about their ordinary insights. He has found a medium, through poetry, to explore the Philosophy of life, Kashmir, … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – Plumb line

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. His poetry has appeared in The Ekphrastic Review, Gnashing … Continue reading

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