Here Comes the Sun King!

Conor O’Callaghan’s The Sun King reviewed by Maria Johnston ‘A piece of garbage I had around’, John Lennon unceremoniously dubbed his ‘Sun King’, the second song of the ground-breaking medley or ‘song montage’ that...

Happy Hour Review

Happy Hour — Andrew Jamison Sad and wonderful tension between what is sublime and what is commonplace — an astonishment at this world, augmented by the sardonic awareness that astonishment is nothing new – permeates themes of transience in Andrew Jamison’ first...

Kerry Hardie — Edinburgh Review

The Ash and the Oak and the Wild Cherry Tree Kerry Hardie’s newest collection is a dark and gorgeous hymn to human mortality. Death is, of course, such a common theme in poetry that it’s difficult to find anything new to say about it, but Hardie succeeds, injecting...

Mahon Unplugged

“[Selected Prose] is Mahon unplugged, meditating on all things that have mattered to him over the stretch of his writing life to date. The volume, under the discrete narrative of individual essays and reviews, merges into a composite picture of the poet himself...
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