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Issue 33

 


Poetry Editor: Mary Noonan

Mary Noonan

Mary Noonan's poems have appearedin Poetry Review, Poetry Ireland Review, PN Review, The Dark Horse, Poetry London, The Spectator  and The Threepenny Review. Her first collection – The Fado House  (Dedalus, 2012) – was shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize and the Strong/Shine Award. In 2014, she was awarded an Arts Council of Ireland Literature Bursary. A limited edition pamphlet, Father (Bonnefant Press) was published in 2015. She curated This Dust of Words (2015), a poetry translation series in which contemporary European poets read with their English-language translators and discussed the process of translation: https://thisdustofwords.wordpress.com. She is the current poetry editor of Southword.

 

 

 

 

Séan Ó Faoláin Judge: Paul McVeigh

Paul McVeigh

Born in Belfast, Paul began his writing career as a playwright before moving to London where he wrote comedy shows, which were performed at the Edinburgh Festival and in London's West End. His short stories have been published in literary journals and anthologies, read on BBC Radio 5 and commissioned by BBC Radio 4. The Good Son is his first novel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviews & Criticism Editor (English): Patrick Cotter

Patrick CotterBorn Cork, 1963. Writer and publisher. Educated at UCC, he has published several chapbooks of his poems including The Misogynist’s Blue Nightmare (Raven Arts Press), A Socialist’s Dozen (Three Spires Press), and The True Story of Aoife and Lir’s Children & other poems (Three Spires Press). His first collection, Perplexed Skin, was published by Arlen Press in 2008. His second collection, Making Music, was published in early 2009 by Three Spires Press.

His translations of the Estonian poet Andres Ehin are collected in the book Moosebeetle Swallow (Southword Editions). His play Beauty and the Stalker was produced at the Granary Theatre, Cork in 2000. In 1984 he was shortlisted for a Hennessy Award and was runner-up in the Patrick Kavanagh Award in 1988. In 2013, he won the Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry. He is currently the Director of the Munster Literature Centre. www.patrickcotter.ie

 

 

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