Category Archives: Poetry

Bernadette Dwan – Swing chair

Bernadette Dwan’s first collection, Frankly Baby, was published by Lapwing in 2018. In 2017, she earned second prize in the Johnathan Swift Creative Writing Awards. In 2016, as part of the Scene and Heard Festival – she performed her one-woman … Continue reading

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Hasije Selishta-Kryeziu – Two poems

Hasije Selishta-Kryeziu is an Albanian poet. She graduated in the University of Pristina. Her first book was published in 2005. Since then she has published six collections of poetry books and other two books in prose. Her literary work has … Continue reading

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Patricia Clark – Two Poems

Patricia Clark is Poet-in-Residence and Professor in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University. Author of five volumes of poetry, Patricia’s latest book is The Canopy and her newest chapbook is Deadlifts, out from New Michigan Press. Patricia … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – Dancer

Alec Solomita has published fiction in the Southward Journal, The Mississippi Review, Southwest Review, and The Adirondack Review, 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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Michael J Leach – Three Coffee Sciku

Michael J Leach is a statistician, health researcher and poet with a PhD in pharmaco-epidemiology and a passion for combining science with art. He works at Bendigo Health and undertakes research through Monash University School of Rural Health. Michael’s poems … Continue reading

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Neil Flynn – Two Poems

Neil Flynn is an award-winning writer for radio, stage and screen who lives between Ireland and London. He was recently under commission to RTE radio drama and is developing original work for television and film. He began his writing life … Continue reading

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Ken Allan Dronsfield – Winter’s Blush

Ken Allan Dronsfield is a disabled veteran, poet and fabulist originally from New Hampshire, now residing on the plains of  Oklahoma USA. His work can be found in magazines, journals, reviews and anthologies. He has two poetry books, “The Cellaring” … Continue reading

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Fotoula Reynolds – Kindness hangs on the apple tree

Fotoula Reynolds is a poet/author and lives in the Dandenong Ranges in Victoria, Australia with her family. She began writing poetry in 2016 and has published her first book of poems titled:The sanctuary of my garden (2018).  Fotoula’spublished works include: … Continue reading

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Sass O Flynn – Death and Taxes

Sass O’Flynn grew up in the Wicklow mountains on a farm, racing horses and out in nature. Life growing up wasn’t easy. The educational system did not lend its self to supporting artistic nature or dyslexia. Sass finally found a place … Continue reading

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David Ratcliffe – Topiary

David Ratcliffe hails from the north of England though now living in the south. he write’s poetry, short stories, song lyrics (Two of his songs have been recorded by Leeds band Backyard Burners) & Stage plays (one of which is … Continue reading

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Gráinne Daly – Grand National

Gráinne Daly is a PhD student in UCD.  Her work was highly commended in the Blue Nib Poetry Chapbook Competition 2018 and shortlisted for a number of awards including the Gregory O’Donoghue and Anthony Cronin International Poetry Prizes. Her work … Continue reading

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David Rigsbee – Canto X – Translation of Dante’s Paradiso, the third book of the Divine Comedy

David Rigsbee is a regular visitor to Ireland (as external examiner of the writing program at NUIG. His work has appeared in many publications, including The American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, Poetry, and many others.  He is the author of over … Continue reading

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