Category Archives: Poetry

Anne McCabe – Five Poems

Anne McCabe is a writer/director for theatre and television living in Galway.She has published two novels, Under the Avalanche and So Much at One. She previously had her poem, Beach Walk, published in The Galway Review in 2014 and during … Continue reading

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Kevin McManus – The Light of the Water

Kevin McManus is an award-winning poet and writer from Carrigallen, Co Leitrim. He has published six novels so far and will publish his first poetry anthology entitled “Spirits in the forest” at the end of October. The Light of the … Continue reading

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Barbara Derbyshire – Three Poems

Barbara Derbyshire is an author of short fiction and poetry. Originally from London and now an Irish citizen, her home is in Kerry where, with more time to think, observe, and remember, she has rediscovered her love of writing. She … Continue reading

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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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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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