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Eamon O’Leary – No Answer

Eamon O’Leary: Liosbourne, Carrigaline, Co. Cork. Released early from a ‘life sentence’ in financial services, he needed something more than hacking up the golf course to keep him from the pub. So he started writing short stories. No particular genre, … Continue reading

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Ian Watson – Three Poems

Ian Watson was born in Belfast but has now spent most of his life in Bremen, Northern Germany, where he worked as a senior lecturer in Creative Writing and British and Irish Literature and Cultural History. His recent publications include … Continue reading

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Vivien Hollis – Speak up

Vivien Hollis was born and educated in Belfast, left to attend Liverpool University, and worked in the south of England before emigrating to Canada.  Life as a university professor did not leave time for fiction but recently she swapped the … Continue reading

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Hellen Grall – Three Poems

Hellen Grall lives in the countryside of North Meath. She is gifted with words and has written more than 100 poems. Her poems come from her experiences and take on life. She enjoys simple things. Writing, reading and walking are … Continue reading

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Katacha Díaz – Happenings in the Vieux Carré

Katacha Díaz is a Peruvian American writer. Wanderlust and love of travel have taken her all over the world to gather material for her stories. Her poetry and prose has been published internationally in literary journals, print and online magazines, and … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – In The Deep

Alec Solomita’s fiction has appeared in the Southwest Review, The Mississippi Review, Southword Journal, and Heart of Flesh Literary Journal, 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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Mick Kennedy – TwoPoems

Mick Kennedy teaches creative writing, composition and literature in Elizabethtown, KY. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Midwest Quarterly, California Quarterly, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Columbia Journal Online, New Southerner, Iron Horse Literary Review, War the Arts & Literature, The Louisville Review, Pikeville Review, Cut-Thru … Continue reading

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P.W. Bridgman – THE GHOST IN THE MACHINE: IRISH POETRY RE-IMAGINED BY THE iPHONE

P.W. Bridgman writes from Vancouver. His selection of poems, entitled A Lamb, was published by Ekstasis Editions in 2018. It was preceded in 2013 by a selection of short fiction entitled Standing at an Angle to My Age (Libros Libertad). … Continue reading

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Matt Mooney’s Review of Shyam Sunder Sharma’s ‘Adrift’

        Lieutenant Colonel Shyam Sunder Sharma, Shaurya Chakra is a decorated War wounded veteran. An avid poet, keen birdwatcher and nature lover, Shyam is a widely travelled person who has served all over India and in the UN … Continue reading

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Jack Stewart – No Reason

Jack Stewart was educated at the University of Alabama and Emory University. From 1992-95 he was a Brittain Fellow at The Georgia Institute of Technology. His work has appeared in Poetry, The American Literary Review, The Dark Horse Review, The Southern Humanities … Continue reading

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Susan Tepper – Two Poems

Susan Tepper is the author of eight published books of fiction and poetry. Her most recent book just out in June is a zany road novel titled “What Drives Men.” Honors and awards include eighteen Pushcart Nominations, a Pulitzer Prize … Continue reading

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Don Stoll – Dubliner

Don Stoll’s fiction has appeared in A NEW ULSTER, GREEN HILLS LITERARY LANTERN, THE AIRGONAUT, CLOSE TO THE BONE, HORLA , PUNK NOIR, YELLOW MAMA , EROTIC REVIEW and CLITERATURE. In 2008, Don and his wife founded their nonprofit (karimufoundation.org) … Continue reading

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