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
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
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
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
A diptych from my series '€535 a Month: Utlities Not Included' A project completed as part of my recent digital photography course in Block T, with tutor Kate Nolan. fig 1. fig 2.
Yesterday began with the news that my poem autonomy in 8 parts had been published in the September issue of 'A New Ulster'. With big thanks to editor Amos Greig for including me in the project, I feel very lucky to be featured alongside other great works and poets. In essence the poem examines a recurring … Continue reading autonomy in 8 parts
My short story 'Deadly Buzz' was recently included in a zine called 'Bee Safe Bee Zine'.