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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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Neil Donnelly – Bunratty Beauty

Neil Donnelly is author of stage plays: ‘Upstarts,’ ‘The Silver Dollar Boys’, ‘Chalk Farm Blues’, ‘The Duty Master’, .and radio plays: ‘Rotunda Blue,’ King of the Blues’, (Both BBC) ‘The Darkest Hour’, ‘The Loop’ (Both RTE). Donnelly is author of … 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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N.K. Woods – Red Flags

N.K. Woods worked in financial services for years but left the world of business and banks behind to study Creative Writing in the University of Edinburgh. She received her MSc in 2018 and has recently had her first story published … Continue reading

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Jonas Zdanys – Notebook Sketches

Jonas Zdanys, a bilingual poet and translator, is the author of forty-eight books. Forty-four of those are collections of his own poetry, written in English or in Lithuanian, and volumes of his translations into English of Lithuanian poetry and fiction. … Continue reading

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Mary Deely – Two Poems

Mary Deely is a graduate of the MA (Writing) in NUI Galway 2018. Recent published work includes An Ocean for the Old in Ropes Journal. A short film she wrote, Stalking Colin Farrell, was broadcast on RTÉ. My Trusty Steed … Continue reading

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Ali Whitelock – natural born goat killer

Ali Whitelock is a Scottish poet and writer living on the south coast of Sydney. Her debut poetry collection, ‘and my heart crumples like a coke can’ was published this year by Wakefield Press, Adelaide and my memoir, ‘Poking seaweed … Continue reading

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