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...
Three Gallery Titles on Awards Shortlist

Three Gallery Titles on Awards Shortlist

Five poets have been named on the shortlist for this year’s Irish Times Poetry Now award. The poets in contention for the €2000 prize are Jane Clarke, for When The Tree Falls (Bloodaxe), Vona Groarke for Double Negative (Gallery Press), Medbh McGuckian for Marine...
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