Poetry by Shakila Azizzada

With thanks to Sarah Maguire director of The Poetry Translation Centre for facilitating my selection of poems by Shakila Azizzada.   The poems were translated by Mimi Khalvati and Zuzanna Olszewska for the Poetry Translation Centre Once Upon A Time   in memory of Leila Sarahat Roshani   Granny used to say always keep your…

Previews from ‘In Havoc Lights’ by Michael McAloran

image is © Michael McAloran Michael McAloran is a writer, artist, and the poetry editor for Oneiros Books (U.K). Abattoir Whispers vii- …vertigo ice/ what said/ yes/ said/ it follows/ the clasp-knife breath that lingers/ in the rat deep of vermin obsolete/ of the night’s claim/ shadowed by meat/ in the presence of the none/ a blind man’s…

25th Ezra Pound International Conference

“The conference’s main host will be Trinity College Dublin, Ireland’s oldest university institution, founded in 1592 and located in the city centre. Our second host and other conference site on Thursday, July 11, will be Mater Dei Institute, the college close to what was Leopold Bloom’s residence at 7 Eccles Street.   The 2013 EPIC…

An Mhurúch san Ospidéal by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

Happy International Women’s Day 2012. The following poem is by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill there is a translation and attribution notice published separately to An Mhurúch san Ospidéal.  An Mhurúch san Ospidéal Dhúisigh sí agus ní raibh a heireaball éisc ann níos mó ach istigh sa leaba léi bhí an dá rud fada fuar seo. Ba dhóigh…