Category Archives: Poetry

James Mulhern – Session’s End

James Mulhern’s writing has appeared in literary journals over one hundred and seventy-five times and has been recognized with many awards. In 2015, Mr. Mulhern was granted a writing fellowship to Oxford University. That same year, a story was longlisted … Continue reading

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Kevin McManus – And the beauty of it all

Kevin McManus is a poet-writer from Leitrim in Western Ireland. He has published six novels, a collection of short stories and two books of poetry. His first collection is entitled “Spirits in the Forest”. His latest poetry book called “The … Continue reading

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Ian Kelleher – Sunset

Ian Kelleher has self-published a book of poems called A Suicidal Star (2009). Some of his poems were previously published in The Galway Review. He lives in Crosshaven, Co. Cork, and has a degree in Music from UCC. Sunset The … Continue reading

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Shane Blackman – Three Poems

Shane Blackman’s father, John, is an Irish citizen who’s taken the family to Ireland often. Shane received a BA in History and Literature from Wabash College and an MA in History from Indiana University. At Wabash, Shane won the Walter … Continue reading

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Francis O’Hare – The Realists

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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Julie Breathnach-Banwait – Five Prose Poems

Julie Breathnach-Banwait is a bilingual writer, poet, editor, mother and psychologist. She is the author of two Irish language poetry books published by Coiscéim, Dánta Póca (2020) and Ar thóir gach ní (2022). She is originally from Ceantar na nOileán … Continue reading

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Charles Wymes – Three Poems

Charles Wymes is from Skerries but has spent most of his life living in Dalkey. He worked as a Stained Glass Artist since graduating from Art College. He illustrated and conceived a trilogy of books for the Outside Press entitled … Continue reading

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Susan Tepper – Blank Stare

Susan Tepper is the author of nine published books of fiction and poetry. Her tenth book, titled 9X9, will be released shortly by Cervena Barva Press. Tepper is in the production phase of an Off-Broadway play that concerns artist Jackson Pollock … Continue reading

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Grace Curtis – Two Poems

Grace Curtis is the author of three collections of poetry, Everything Gets Old, (Dos Madres, 2019) The Shape of a Box, (Dos Madres, 2014), and The Surly Bonds of Earth (Lettre Savage, 2010). Her prose and poetry can be found … Continue reading

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Margaret Kiernan – Shriven at Dusk

Margaret Kiernan is 2021 Best of The Net Nominee for Creative Non-Fiction. She writes fiction, non-fiction essay, memoir, and poetry. She has had poetry and prose published, in hardback, in e-book, online. Literary Journals and magazines. She has multiple stories and … Continue reading

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Ciarán O’Rourke – a chasm

Ciarán O’Rourke lives in Galway. His first collection, The Buried Breath, was highly commended by the Forward Foundation in 2019. His second collection, Phantom Gang, is due for publication from The Irish Pages Press. American Epic: On Paterson is available … Continue reading

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Susan Tepper – My Way

Susan Tepper is the author of nine published books of fiction and poetry. Her tenth book, titled 9X9, will be released shortly by Cervena Barva Press. Tepper is in the production phase of an Off-Broadway play that concerns artist Jackson Pollock … Continue reading

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