Cailleach Zine Launch

In Irish mythology the Cailleach is a divine hag & a creator/weather/ancestor deity. She is also commonly known as the Cailleach Bhéara, Bheur(ach) or simply the Queen of Winter. On 31st July in Dublin's own A4 Sounds, we launched our first collaborative zine 'Cailleach' as the NOT4U collective. Nestled among other wonderful visual art & poetry, it … Continue reading Cailleach Zine Launch

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‘H’ is for Haggard: Monstrous Regiment

  I'm very pleased to say that one of my poems 'H' is for Haggard has been featured in the latest publication from Monstrous Regiment Magazine, titled 'Crimson'. My copy arrived in the post just yesterday. The poem is about rethinking past relationships when you're drunk, when you're brave and grappling with the associated emotions. Looking back … Continue reading ‘H’ is for Haggard: Monstrous Regiment

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

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

Three Fates. Issue One, Garden Witch

Last night we celebrated the launch of much anticipated Dublin zine Three Fates, 1st Edition: Garden Witch. A suitably autumnal and atmospheric evening made complete by a gathering of loving friends, a smattering of poetry readings and a string of fairy lights. The zine itself is comprised of whimsical literature paired with ornate illustrations, and … Continue reading Three Fates. Issue One, Garden Witch

@ccolades @skew

My poem @ccolades @askew was recently published in a Dublin based poetry zine called This is not where I belong*. This issue was called 'That Apple Belongs to Me', inspired by a Jens Lekman song. This poem is about shared spaces and muddled connections. Contact editor Saul via email to get a copy - nobelong9999@gmail.com