Dave Lordan – The Impossible Paddy

When, following the big win- the real biggie- uncountable zeros after his name- he stands his friends an endless reservoir of stout and decrees every church a twenty...

Dave Lordan – I am Salmon

I am Salmon I am Salmon in a poisoned stream trying to heal myself upriver like you. Part healed and part poisoned then Part-poisoning too.

Dave Lordan

Among the radical voices of contemporary Irish writing Dave Lordan’s is, perhaps, the most recognisable. This is partly because of his media profile, particularly...

Dave Lordan – Neighbour

Dear in-hock-for-a-lifetime  Suburban, anonymous, pebble-dashed, Pre-packaged-dream-house Neighbour of mine I have not got a clue about you What your name is Where you hail from...

The Stone – Political and social writing from Ireland

This column is called The Stone in homage to a poem by WB Yeats written one hundred years ago. The poem is called...

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Nenad Joldeski – You

you have pulled every hair from your body and planted them in dry earth you tell yourself that one day maybe something will sprout that it will...

Nenad Joldeski – Ненад Јолдески

Nenad Joldeski was born in 1986 in Struga, Macedonia. In 2010 he graduated at the state faculty of Economy in Skopje. In 2013 he...

Rae Armantrout – With

It’s well that things should stir inconsequentially around me like this patina of shadow, flicker, whisper, so that I can be still. * I write things down to show others later or to show myself that I am...

Feud

The first season of Feud was transmitted between March and April 2017. It has 8 episodes and it is based on the true story...

Rae Armantrout – And

1 Tense and tenuous grow from the same root as does tender in its several guises: the sour grass flower; the yellow moth. 2 I would not confuse the bogus with the spurious. The bogus is a sore thumb while...