Issue 22 of the Southword Literary Journal is now online

Issue 22 of the Southword Literary Journal of the Munster Literature Centre is now online. I am adding one of my published poems from Southword 22, a contents page from the journal, and a link to the Munster Literature Centre's homepage. Please do visit the poetry, review and essay pages, as well as the other three poems [...]

A Celebration of Irish Women Poets on Bloomsday 2012

Nuala Ní Chonchúir is a writer and poet, who has contributed poems and translations to the blog over sometime. I am linking here to her poetry collections page  La Pucelle   In the hush of my father’s house, before dusk rustles over the horizon, I take off the dress my mother made -it’s as ruby red as [...]

The Burning Bush Revival Meeting is online

The Burning Bush 2 went online this very week, and there is a little poem in it by myself written in Barcelona. Even a  short holiday makes me miss the winds and lakes in Ireland! I am adding here the link to the Burning Bush landing page, along with a list of poets therein, and [...]

2011 poetry news, and online information for poets.

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 [...]

On transcriptions, from Women Writers, Women Books.

"This short post is related to what I do on the Poethead blog and I suppose to the area of women’s writing that has been a concern for a few years now. Many of the poems that are a part of Poethead have found their way into my possession as gifts, or from the libraries and collections of people who bought [...]