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Eamon O’Leary – Granted

After retiring, Eamon O’Leary realised he needed something more than hacking up the golf course to keep him active, so he started writing short stories. An eclectic mix, no particular genre, but no sci-fi. Definitely no sci-fi. He tries to … Continue reading

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Kevin Conroy – Two Poems

Kevin Conroy has been published in The Irish Times, the Stony Thursday Book, One by jacar press, the moth, Tales From The Forest, THE SHOp, Southword, Burning Bush II, Boyne Berries, The Blue Max Review, The Curlew, Sixteen Literary Magazine, … Continue reading

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Sheila Kinsella – Red Flag

Belgium based writer Sheila Kinsella’s short stories draw inspiration from her Irish upbringing. An avid watcher of people’s behaviour, and blessed with abundant natural curiosity, Sheila lures the reader into a shrewdly observed world via imagery and comedy. Sheila graduated … Continue reading

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Ciarán O’Rourke – Two Poems

Ciarán O’Rourke lives in Leitrim. He has won the Lena Maguire/Cúirt New Irish Writing Award, the Westport Poetry Prize, and the Fish Poetry Prize. His first collection, The Buried Breath, was published by Irish Pages Press in 2018. His second … Continue reading

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Gordon Ferris – Growing up. Part 2

Gordon Ferris is a Ballyshannon poet and writer, originally from Dublin but has lived in Donegal for thirty-eight years. He has had poetry and short stories published in A New Ulster, the Galway Review, Impspired Magazine, and Hidden Channel ezine. … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – Speaking the Body

Alec Solomita’s fiction has appeared in the Southwest Review, The Mississippi Review, Southword Journal, and The Drum (audio), among other publications. He was shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and Southword Journal. His poetry has appeared in The Ekphrastic Review, Gnashing … Continue reading

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Máire Ní Bhriain – Three Poems

Máire Ní Bhriain from Co. Wexford, Ireland, writes in both English and Irish. She has been a recipient of grants and bursaries from the Arts Department of Wexford Co. Council, has work included in many journals and has published six … Continue reading

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Brendan O’Shea – Three Poems

Brendan O’Shea was born in Kilmorna, a townland of Listowel in County Kerry. He was inspired to write by his primary school teacher Paddy Kennelly, in Islandanny National School. He was educated in St. Ita’s Secondary School in Abbeyfeale and … Continue reading

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Suzanne Magee – The Pigeon House

Suzanne Magee is a writer, activist, musician, and bar manager from Belfast whose interests lie in connections and disconnections, memory, community, and social responsibility. She was awarded her Bachelor’s Degree in English from Queen’s University in Belfast, and a Postgraduate … Continue reading

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Adam Stokell – Four Poems

Adam Stokell’s poems have appeared in various journals in Australia and abroad, including Cordite, Plumwood Mountain, Lite Lit One, Black Bough and Anti-Heroin Chic. His first full length collection, Peopling The Dirt Patch (A Published Event, 2018), formed part of … Continue reading

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Russell Heidorn – Changing Of the Guard

Russell Heidorn lives in suburban Minneapolis and scatters his time between work and family while pursuing his dream of writing.  He is currently working on a novel about a suburban man who scatters his time between work and family while … Continue reading

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William Fowkes – Two Americans in London

William Fowkes is an award-winning playwright and author based in Manhattan & Connecticut and a member of the Dramatists Guild. His plays have been presented in 25 states, the District of Columbia, and the United Kingdom–at Theatre Rhinoceros, the Cherry … Continue reading

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