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

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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

Flying South: First Fortnight, Jan 2018

 Thank you Flying South for hosting such a wonderful event in conjunction with First Fortnight  Flying South is a free, monthly, mental health themed arts and open mic night hosted on the last Friday of every month. First Fortnight is a charity that challenges mental health prejudice through arts and cultural action.  Festival Programme: http://www.firstfortnight.ie/…/uploa…/2017/12/FF18-FINAL.pdf In keeping with the … Continue reading Flying South: First Fortnight, Jan 2018

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