Best of Irish Poetry 2009
Best of Irish Poetry 2010

Editor: Matthew Sweeney



Songs of Earth and Light

Songs of Earth and Light
Barbara Korun poems translated by Theo Dorgan



Done Dating DJs
Done Dating DJs
by Jennifer Minniti-Shippey
Winner, 2008 Fool for Poetry Competition




Richesses: Francophone Songwriter Poets
Edited and translated by Aidan Hayes





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Adam Wyeth in Southword Journal

Adam Wyeth is an award-winning poet, playwright and essayist with two books published. His critically acclaimed debut collection, Silent Music (2011) was Highly Commended by the Forward Poetry Prize. Adam’s second poetry collection The Art of Dying will be published with Salmon in October 2016. Adam’s second book, The Hidden World of Poetry: Unravelling Celtic Mythology in Contemporary Irish Poetry (2013) contains poems from Ireland’s leading poets followed by sharp essays that unpack each poem and explore its Celtic mythological references. Adam’s poetry has won and been commended in many international competitions, including The Bridport Poetry Prize, The Arvon Poetry Prize and The Ballymaloe Poetry Prize. His work appears in several anthologies including The Forward Prize Anthology (2012 Faber), The Best of Irish Poetry (Southword 2010) and The Arvon 25th Anniversary Anthology. Adam is also selected poet for the 2016 Poetry Ireland Review's Rising Generation of poets. Adam has over ten years experience as a creative writing facilitator and works as a professional reader and editor.






Issue 17A

Pinter's Pause
Issue 21 Apollinaire Smoking
Issue 30 Willow


Reviews of Wyeth's Work

Issue 18

Dave Lordan on Landing Places: Immigrant Poets in Ireland
Issue 20 Dave Lordan on Adam Wyeth's Silent Music


Reviews by Wyeth

Issue 21A on Brian Lalor's Rosenheim and Windermere
Issue 23 on The Sear of Wounds by Mark Whelan
  on An Unscheduled Life by Joseph Horgan & Brian Whelan
Issue 24 on The Offspring of the Moon by John W. Sexton
  on Postponing Asbyrgí by John Ennis




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