Poem of the Month – June 2020

Poem of the Month – June 2020

Our June 2020 Poem of the Month comes from Caitríona Ni Chléirchín’s bilingual collection, The Talk of the Town, with translations by Peter Fallon, which was published on 23rd April 2020. Nuair a Fhágann Tú Mé   ní ann dom a thuilleadh.                          ...
Three New Poems by Vona Groarke

Three New Poems by Vona Groarke

Three new poems by Vona Groarke appeared in the current issue of The Hudson Review. ‘Sundial Metaphors’; ‘Still Life in Marble’; and ‘Phrase Book for the Subjunctive, Lesson 1’   Sundial Metaphors Morning takes from the bottom...
Poetry in an age of Coronavirus – Vona Groarke

Poetry in an age of Coronavirus – Vona Groarke

Published on Cambridge University Press’s website Poetry in an age of Coronavirus My friend’s mother died on Wednesday in a Dublin hospital, of C-19. None of the usual obsequies are available to me now: I can’t send flowers or go to the funeral. What’s left to...
Poetry Day IRL Offer – 30 April 2020

Poetry Day IRL Offer – 30 April 2020

Today is #PoetryDayIRL and to celebrate we are making five of our ebooks free to download: Breaking News by Ciaran Carson https://bit.ly/2KGkrzV Going by Water by Michael Coady https://bit.ly/3cSoqoW Flight by Vona Groarke https://bit.ly/2SiCm3P A Better Life by John...
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