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Michael J. Whelan – Now and Then

Michael J. Whelan is a historian and poet living in South Dublin. He deployed as a United Nations Peacekeeper with the Irish Defence Forces to the conflicts in Lebanon and Kosovo in the 1990s. He holds a Masters Degree in … Continue reading

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Colin O’Shea – Old Wood

Colin O’Shea has just finished a creative writing degree at NUIG and enjoys writing about anything that interests him, being inspired by stories heard or seen at some point along the way. He has been writing for as long as … Continue reading

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Emily Reid Green – Two Poems

Emily Reid Green, M.Ed. is an English teacher at Maumee Valley Country Day School and also serves as a teacher consultant with the National Writing Project. Her creative non-fiction, flash fiction and poetry have appeared in publications including: Skipping Stones, … Continue reading

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D. R. James – Three Poems

D. R. James’s six collections include Since Everything Is All I’ve Got (March Street) and the chapbooks Why War and Split-Level (Finishing Line). Poems appear in journals and anthologies, including Ritual to Read Together: Poems in Conversation with William Stafford … Continue reading

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Matt Mooney – Inis Meáin

Matt Mooney. Born in Kilchreest, Loughrea, Co. Galway in 1943, he has lived in Listowel since 1966. His first book of poetry ‘Droving’ was published in 2003 and this was followed in 2010 by ‘Falling Apples’. Earth to Earth (2015) … Continue reading

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Wally Swist – Three Poems

Wally Swist’s books include Huang Po and the Dimensions of Love (Southern Illinois University Press, 2012); The Daodejing: A New Interpretation, with David Breeden and Steven Schroeder (Lamar University Press, 2015); Invocation (Lamar University Press, 2015), and The Windbreak Pine … Continue reading

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Edward Lee – Four Poems

Edward Lee‘s poetry, short stories, non-fiction and photography have been published in magazines in Ireland, England and America, including The Stinging Fly, Skylight 47, Acumen and Smiths Knoll.  His debut poetry collection “Playing Poohsticks On Ha’Penny Bridge” was published in … Continue reading

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Éamon Mag Uidhir – Two Poems

Éamon Mag Uidhir is a Dubliner living in County Kildare. His poems have appeared in print in Cyphers, The Moth, Crannóg, Revival, The SHOp, The Caterpiller, Skylight47, Boyne Berries, and FLARE, and online at Headstuff, Misty Mountain Review and Burning … Continue reading

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Michela Esposito – Skin, Anto

Michela Esposito is a recent graduate with a B.A. in English Studies from Trinity College Dublin. Aside from one or two pieces in university magazines, she is previously unpublished. She resides in Dublin and spends one month a year living … Continue reading

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Robert Feeney – Among the Blue Trees

Robert Feeney has completed an MA in Creative Writing in University College Cork, Ireland. His stories have been published in “Quarryman” (the college’s literary journal), “The Rose Magazine” and “Verity La”. Two more are due to appear in “FishFood” and … Continue reading

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