Review of The Limit of Light

Review of The Limit of Light

The Seamus Heaney Centre are putting fast, short-form, reviews of new writing into the world on a weekly basis. This week, Elizabeth McIntosh reviews Grace Wilentz’s The Limit of Light. “‘The line is the line,’ writes Grace Wilentz in The Limit of Light, her...
‘One of the Best Collections of the Year’

‘One of the Best Collections of the Year’

Séan Hewitt reviews Plainchant by Eamon Grennan in The Irish Times. Like the unaccompanied singing of its title, the poems in Eamon Grennan’s Plainchant (Gallery, €11.95) reveal moments and encounters that create or reveal their own sanctity. Each is held together in...

Irish Times Best Books of 2016

Delighted to see a few mentions of Gallery authors in the Irish Times Best Books of 2016:   Vona Groarke’s Four Sides Full . . . such an intriguing read. Part autobiography, part essay, it explores life and art in the way that only a poet can. — Olivia O’Leary   The...

Books of 2015 – Irish Independent

In poetry I was moved by What Just Happened by Sara Berkeley Tolchin. She works as a hospice nurse in America and the everyday realities of death pervade poems that reflect on nursing and explore the relationships between mothers and daughters, written in the shadow...