Category Archives: Poetry

John D. Kelly – Two Poems

John D. Kelly lives in Co. Fermanagh. Since he began writing creatively in 2011, his work has been commended in many competitions and published in various literary publications. He was Highly Commended in the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016, awarded … Continue reading

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Stephen Byrne – Three Poems

Stephen Byrne is an Irish chef and writer currently living in Chicago. His first collection ‘Somewhere but not Here’ won the RL Poetry Award, 2016 International category. He has been published worldwide in places such as Warscapes, Indian Review, Tuck … Continue reading

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Srishti Dutta Chowdhury – Three Poems

Srishti Dutta Chowdhury is the Charles Wallace Scholar for Creative Writing in the University of Edinburgh (2016) and a Masters student of Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University. She works as the Prose editor for Moledro Magazine. She has been just … Continue reading

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Ciarán O’Rourke – Three Poems

Ciarán O’Rourke was born in 1991 and is based in Dublin. Winner of the Lena Maguire/Cúirt New Irish Writing Award 2009, the Westport Poetry Prize 2015 and the Fish Poetry Prize 2016, Ciarán’s poetry has been widely published. His first … Continue reading

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Gloria D. Gonsalves – The Colourful I Yearn to Meet

Gloria D. Gonsalves, also fondly known as Auntie Glo, is a multi-published author, poet and founder of WoChiPoDa.com, an initiative aimed at instilling the love of poetry in young people. When taking a break from writing, she creates micro poems … Continue reading

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Angela McCabe – Three Poems

Angela McCabe has worked as a Neuropsychologist. She is the 2016 winner of the Listowel Poetry Collection Competition. Several of her short stories and poems have won prizes and have appeared in various anthologies. Angela has written screen plays and … Continue reading

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Simon Costello – Child’s Play

Simon Costello is an Irish poet from Co. Offaly. He graduated from Athlone Institute of Technology with a B.A . He has had poetry published in ‘Live Encounters’, ‘Tales from the Forest” and ‘Oddball Magazine’. For the past two years … Continue reading

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Fred Johnston – Calculus

Fred Johnston  is an Irish poet, novelist, literary critic and musician. He is the founder and current director of the Western Writers’ Centre in Galway. He co-founded the Irish Writers’ Co-operative in 1974, and founded Galway’s annual Cúirt International Festival of Literature … Continue reading

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Tom McFadden – Three Poems

Tom McFadden is an Irish-American poet who was born in 1945 in that country’s Northeast but now lives in the arts-friendly city of Austin, Texas with his wife, whom he met at college (Penn State), and where they have  raised … Continue reading

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Richard W. Halperin – Lines

Richard W. Halperin‘s most recent collections are Quiet in a Quiet House, Salmon/2016; and Prisms, Lapwing/2017. A new collection Catch Me While You Have the Light is listed by Salmon for Autumn 2017.   Lines I cannot get excited about … Continue reading

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