“The Western Writers’ Centre – Ionad Scribhneoirí Chaitlín Maude – Galway deplores the illegal blockade of Gaza by Israel and the recent boarding of the relief vessels m.v. Rachel Corrie and the m.v. Marmara by Israeli forces. Further, we express our condolences to the families of the nine relief activists killed by Is…raeli commandos on […]Continue reading "Statement from the Western Writer’s Centre 11-06-2010."
“ I wanted to read or hear the narrative of someone else – a woman and a poet – who has gone here and been there. Who had lifted the kettle to a gas-stove. Who had set her skirt out over a chair, near to the clothes dryer, to have it without creases for the […]Continue reading "2012 Poets and Poetry Sites"
Given that the Irish Times Books of the Year did not make mention of poetry books for 2011, I thought to add some links to Irish poetry presses and imprints for those readers of poetry who are not catered for in the list-system. I have to say that I do not think of such ephemera […]Continue reading "2011 poetry news, and online information for poets."
This post is about poet-bloggers, the vehicles they use, and how online journals are using web and social-media to increase the profile of poetics. The area is huge, as I found out when I began compiling this Google+ list. There are multiple groups and individuals connecting across Twitter, and Facebook also. The emphasis here will be on the individual writer, […]Continue reading "Poet-Bloggers, a new category introduction for Poethead."
I have decided to build up a set of links on Small Irish Publishers, this will evolve over time and I hope to add to it. The two that come immediately to mind and that I enjoy immensely are Cló Iar-Chonnachta and the Columba Press, both of which I am adding to the Links that run down the […]Continue reading "An Irish Imprint , Cló Iar-Chonnachta."