The John Hewitt Society, Summer School 2018

Last month I was lucky enough to receive a bursary from The Department of Foreign Affairs to attend the The John Hewitt Society summer school 2018. It was a really wonderful week, from which I benefited massively both creatively and personally. I met so many other talented writers, made new friends and developed work whilst attending workshops … Continue reading The John Hewitt Society, Summer School 2018

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Dublin Story Slam: Review

This month I was thrilled to review the Dublin Story Slam for Irish Spoken Word Agency Boundless & Bare. The Dublin Story Slam is a monthly open mic storytelling night with a twist, where attendees gather to swap tales from their lives inspired by a different theme each and every time. This month’s topic was … Continue reading Dublin Story Slam: Review

‘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

Interview Questions: Poetry In Context

Last week I was working with some current UCD literature students, answering interview questions by way of research for a course dedicated to Traditional and Contemporary Irish Literature and Culture. Those who contacted me wanted to focus their presentation on the feminist movement within the contemporary poetry scene in Dublin, and so I was very … Continue reading Interview Questions: Poetry In Context

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

Rag Queen Periodical

My poem D-E-R-M-A-T-I-L-L-O-M-A-N-I-A was published earlier this month with Rag Queen Periodical & I feel so wonderfully lucky to be part of their first issue! They are a pretty stellar publication, who promote the work of femme and non-binary writers. beneath scanning hands scouting gulls my entire body becomes something that can’t be helped a place that … Continue reading Rag Queen Periodical

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