Contemporary Irish poetry from Northern Ireland poet Jo Burns. Includes "The Cosmic Horseshoe," winning poem in the Magma Poetry Competition (Judges' Prize) 2018; and "Hard Borders," which won the New Irish Writing in Germany/Wild Word Award, 2018.
ISBN 978-0-9957916-0-2Contemporary Irish poetry: third collection from award-winning poet and novelist, Liz McSkeane."In poems of both expressive energy and technical skill, she lays bare an underlying order that most of the time we only guess at....Hard-won insights here, compassion and a measure of clear-eyed joy, sustained and framed for us in humane, beautifully-achieved poems."Paula Meehan
ISBN 978-0-9957916-1-9Cover Image by Paul HattawayInnovative Irish poetry from Ross Hattaway, New Zealand-born poet living in Ireland. "Strangers is an examination of parameters and possibilities. It explores spaces, concrete and metaphysical, easily moving between the natural and the man-made...Strangers will leave you with a curiously angry smile on your face as Hattaway chooses to answer life with whimsy in places, but bemoans the certitude of heartache as well. "Colin Dardis
"...wry, sometimes beautiful, sometimes sad observations on people, things, nature and arts itself. Here's a poet with some moxy, some style and some grace, who sings like a wounded winter bird and is worth listening to."