Word Art – Peachy Exhibition For Repeal

  This month I'm lucky enough to be working alongside Dublin-based creative collective Peachy ahead of their upcoming exhibition 'Freedom'. I will have a mixed media word art piece on display over the weekend, and will be performing some poems on opening night 🙂 About the exhibition: Freedom is an exhibition showcasing artistic reactions to an … Continue reading Word Art – Peachy Exhibition For Repeal

BODY D – Three Fates Zine, Bath Time

I'm terribly pleased to have my poem BODY D included in the latest issue of Three Fates Press, a Dublin based literary collective who regularly publish zines.  For this issue we were asked to submit work on the theme of water, particularly investigating our relationship to the element. I find a great deal of comfort in … Continue reading BODY D – Three Fates Zine, Bath Time

Book review: Autonomy, Kathy D’Arcy (2018)

Last month I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek at Kathy D'Arcy's much anticipated new book 'Autonomy'. A collection of poetry/essays/memoirs/poems which was published by New Binary Press, and explores themes of bodily autonomy in conjunction with the Repeal movement. “If a person does not have the right to decide what happens to her … Continue reading Book review: Autonomy, Kathy D’Arcy (2018)

Friday 13th April 2018: A Night for Women-led Contemporary Literature

This Friday the 13th is shaping up to be a big night for women-led contemporary literature in Dublin.   The greatly anticipated Dublin launch of 'Autonomy' (New Binary Press, Editor Kathy D'Arcy) will kick of at 6pm in Books Upstairs. The proceeds from book sales will be donated in support to the Repeal campaign. Further … Continue reading Friday 13th April 2018: A Night for Women-led Contemporary Literature

Body, Gender & #AutuumnAesthetic

A short while ago I wrote a poem about how I view my body. It examines the feelings you experience when you don't identify as the traditional feminine, but instead feel like you exist in some grey area, occupying a space between she and they. In the past I have had a distant, awkward and … Continue reading Body, Gender & #AutuumnAesthetic

Poethead Publication: ‘Hinnerup’ and other poems

I'm over the moon at the news that FIVE of my poems have been published with Poethead this week. This website provides a truly wonderful resource for finding new work by contemporary Irish women poets. These poems were informed by themes of sexuality, memory, nature, relationships, gender, mental health and independence. 'Hinnerup' is a mash up … Continue reading Poethead Publication: ‘Hinnerup’ and other poems

Poem ‘tidbit’

Impossible Archetype is an international online journal of LGBTQ+ poetry edited by Mark Ward, in which my poem was recently featured: <tidbit> I’m jammed in the vanishing curve of the glasses you won’t wear, hesitant in every stride of the stair, overcome before your waistband/ saline baby, I can’t get washed enough for you. Cause … Continue reading Poem ‘tidbit’