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Southword Issue 25

December 2013

 

 

Poetry

Short Stories

An Ghaoth Aneas: Forlíonadh Gaeilge

Reviews & Criticism

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Poetry

Editor (English)- Thomas McCarthy

 

Dinner | Hala Alyan
On Getting Married for the Third Time | Judith Barrington
The Scent of Her | Amy Barry
Vision of the Camera Obscura | Gerard Beirne
Love and the Eleven Dimensionsˡ of Twisted String | Kevin Conroy
Cork | Jean Curtayne
Eat in Silence | Jean Curtayne   
Death of a Beast in Reverse | Armel Dagorn
Highlight | Tomás De Faoite
Things We Take for Granted | Maurice Devitt
Bereft | Tim Dwyer
Guatemala | Catherine Foley
Sounds of Distress | Catherine Foley
Surprised by Joy (whatever her name is) | Kevin Higgins
Station | Seamus Hogan
The Invention of Jazz | Rich Ives
Where Is the Mountain That Stays the Drifting Clouds? | Rich Ives
Still Life with Old Books | Allegra Jostad Silberstein
David | David Lane
Walking Back | Chimera Lay
Earth-gazing | Afric McGlinchey
Sans | Christine Murray
Hit Delete | Annemarie Ní Churreáin
Fantastic Light | Mary O'Brien
The Goose Girl | James O'Leary
Children's Ward | James O'Sullivan
Advice | Tadhg Russell
All the Homes of My Life, in Which I Live Simultaneously | Nicholas Samaras
Setanta | Michael Sheehan
Grief | Danny Earl Simmons
Avocado | Daniel P. Stokes
The Lover's Heart Dares Dream | by His Holiness Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV (1928-2003), translated by Rehan Qayoom
Butterfly Bush | Z.G. Tomaszewski
My Supper Taint, Y'all | Charles Wuest
 

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Short Stories

 

The winning and commended stories
from the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition 2013

Judge - Joyce Russell

 

Ariel Berry | To the stranger in the corner drawing wings on a napkin
with a felt-tip pen
Kevin Doyle | We Should Be Beyond This

Molia Dumbleton | The Way We Carried Ourselves
-- Winner of the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition

Aoife Fitzpatrick | The Observable Universe
Gaynell Gavin | Blue Hour

Danielle McLaughlin | The Others
-- 2nd Prize in the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition

 

 

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An Ghaoth Aneas: Forlíonadh Gaeilge
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Filíocht

Mise is Dafydd | Kaarina Hollo
Caoineadh Anna Karenina | Caitríona Ní Chléirchín
Saothrú an Ghairdín | Bríd Ní Mhóráin
méféineachas ár linne | Séamus Barra Ó Súilleabháin
Bhí a fhios agam nach raibh ann ach crann | Gabriel Rosenstock

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Prós

Cluain Álainn | Pól Ó Muirí

 

Léirmheastóireacht

Simon Ó Faoláin| ag plé Dúlasair le Doireann Ní Ghríofa
 
 

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Reviews & Criticism

Editor (English)- Patrick Cotter

 

Reviews

Patrick Cotter | on Femmes d'Irlande en poésie 1973-2013 Edited by Clíona Ní Ríordáin
Cal Doyle | on The Architect's Dream of Winter by Billy Ramsell
Afric McGlinchey | on My Lord Buddha of Carraig Éanna by Paddy Bushe
Afric McGlinchey | on The Scale of Things by Edward Denniston
Danielle McLaughlin | on The Things We Lose, The Things We Leave Behind by Billy O'Callaghan
Danielle McLaughlin | on Quare Hawks by Eddie Stack
Doireann Ní Ghríofa | on In Between Angels and Animals by Emily Cullen
Doireann Ní Ghríofa | on Flames of Light by Mary O'Gorman
Bridget Sprouls | on Through the Glass Mountain by Martina Evans
William Wall | on Do You Like Oranges? by Kevin Doyle

 

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