Category Archives: Poetry

Patrick Deeley – Recipient 2019 O’Shaughnessy Poetry Award

Patrick Deeley is from Mullagh, outside of Loughrea, Co. Galway. He has published six previous collections of poems with the internationally-recognized Dedalus Press, including The Bones of Creation (2008), as well as Groundswell: New and Selected Poems (2013). Deeley’s seventh … Continue reading

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James Mulhern – “The Crosswalk”

James Mulhern has published fiction in over seventy literary journals and anthologies. In 2013, he was chosen as a finalist for the Tuscany Prize in Catholic Fiction. In 2015, Mr. Mulhern was awarded a fully paid writing fellowship to Oxford … Continue reading

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Jesse Mavro Diamond – Elegy for Devron

Jesse Mavro Diamond ‘s poetry has been published in many journals in The U.S. Her awards include first place in Eidos magazine’s international poetry competition for “A Very Sober Story,” The Tennessee Williams Literary Festival’s “One of Ten Best Poems … Continue reading

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MIKE DOUSE – Monumental

MIKE DOUSE now lives Mountain Ash in Wales but hopes at some time to return to Ennis and renewing his involvement with the Clare Poetry Collective. A former Head Teacher and Education Professor, he has worked in and advised on … Continue reading

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Billy Fenton – Seaweed

Billy Fenton writes poetry and short stories. His work has been published in the Irish Times, Poetry Ireland Review, Bangor Literary Journal, Crannog, Galway Review, and others. He was shortlisted for a Hennessy Award in 2018, and was awarded a … Continue reading

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Gordon Ferris – Questions

Gordon Ferris is a sixty-two old year Dublin writer living in Ballyshannon in Co Donegal for the past thirty-six years. He is a member of the Dublin Writers Forum and has had poetry and short stories published in A New … Continue reading

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Peter F. Crowley – Fear

Peter F. Crowley is an independent writer and scholar with a M.S. in Conflict Resolution, Global Studies from Northeastern University. His writings can be found in Boston Literary Magazine, Mint Press News, (several publications in) Wilderness House Literary Review, 34th … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita- The Best Day

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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Susan Tepper – Hunter

Susan Tepper is the author of eight published books of fiction and poetry. Her most recent book just out in June is a road novel titled “What Drives Men.” It was shortlisted at American Book Fest Best Book Awards. Other honors … Continue reading

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Nicola Geddes – In Praise of Grey

Originally from Scotland, Nicola Geddes studied Environmental Art at the Glasgow School of Art, and Cello Performance at the London School of Music. Based in County Galway for the past twenty five years, she works as a cellist and tutor. … Continue reading

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Francis O’Hare – The Island

Francis O’Hare was born in Newry, Co. Down, in 1970. His first full collection, Falling into an O, was published by Lagan Press, Belfast, in 2007. A further pamphlet collection was published by Lagan Press in 2009, entitled Alphaville. He … Continue reading

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Susan Tepper – New Grass

Susan Tepper is the author of eight published books of fiction and poetry. Her most recent book just out in June is a road novel titled “What Drives Men.” It was shortlisted at American Book Fest Best Book Awards. Other … Continue reading

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