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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NOT4U Collective: Poetry Marathon

This Thursday 17th May we will be hosting our first event as the NOT4U collective, in support of Together for Yes. Full details here! This poetry fundraiser will provide a platform for queer, trans, female, and non-gender conforming voices. BYOB & suggested donation of €5 on the door. All contributions, small or large, very much … Continue reading NOT4U Collective: Poetry Marathon

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)

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