Turas Press Books: Launches

Turas Press books were published during the Covid19 pandemic. As it was not possible to have in-person book launches for that period, we celebrated the release of these collections with online video launches.

Gold Friend by Chris Murray: launched on September 8th, 2020

Chris Murray reads from Gold Friend; featuring an interview with Lucy Collins and a presentation by Salma Caller

Alchemy by Fiona Perry: launched on September 14th, 2020

Fiona reads from her collection  Alchemy, which was runner-up in the Poetry Book Awards, 2021

Brink by Jo Burns and Plain by Ross Hattaway: launched on October 10th, 2021

Liz McSkeane interviews Jo and Ross about their new collections and their approach to writing. 

Learning to Tango  by Liz McSkeane: Launched on July 7th, 2021

Anamaría Crowe Serrano introduces Liz’s new collection, and Liz reads some of the poems. 

Turas Press Books on Radio & Podcasts

Jo Burns

Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ) broadcast Jo’s poem “Christmas Shelter”  in The Poetry Programme on Christmas Day, 2018 The programme is an hour long. You can find “Christmas Shelter” at 0:32.28. The poem is from Jo’s first full collection, White Horses, published by Turas Press in 2018. Jo’s work was featured again on RTE Radio 1 The Poetry Programme, on December 5th, 2021, when Jo read from and discussed her second collection, Brink, with Olivia O’Leary

Róisín Tierney

Róisín Tierney, whose new collection Tiger Moth was published by Turas Press in March, 2022, was featured in The Poetry Programme RTE Radio 1 on October 30th, 2022 reading from and discussing her book.

Róisín read some of her poems from Tiger Moth on the Eat the Storms podcast on August 22nd, 2022

Liz McSkeane

The Words Lightly Spoken podcast, July 2021, featured Liz reading “Fernweg Tango”, a poem from her collection Learning To Tango

NearFM, September 24th, 2022 features Liz reading from and discussing her work with Mary Oyediran, including a story from her new collection, What to Put in a Suitcase.