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Rochford Street Review · 12h ago

Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: Jessica Traynor

Three Poems Contemporary Irish Poetry Index Jessica Traynor’s debut poetry collection, Liffey Swim (Dedalus Press), was nominated for the 2015 Strong/Shine Award. In 2016, she was commission...
Rochford Street Review · 12h ago

Jessica Traynor: Three Poems

Biographical Note Contemporary Irish Poetry Index Contents Matches for Rosa In Bath Cathedral The Swarm . Matches for Rosa ‘I want to give it to Rosa Luxemburg, who loved birds and flames.’ ...
Rochford Street Review · 1d ago

Visions and Visitations: Melinda Smith launches ‘A Casual Penance’ by John Foulcher

John Foulcher’s latest collection, A Casual Penance, was launched by Melinda Smith at the Civic Digest Cafe, Civic Theatre Newcastle on 8 April as part of the Newcastle Writers Festival Than...
Rochford Street Review · 6d ago

Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: Adam White

Adam White Five poems Contemporary Irish Poetry Index   Adam White is from Youghal in County Cork, where he served his time as a carpenter before travelling to Brittany to work and learn Fre...
Rochford Street Review · 6d ago

Adam White: Five Poems

Biographical Note Contemporary Irish Poetry Index Contents A Load of Firewood Mare Nostrum Robial Habtom Mickey Filth Scrapper . A Load of Firewood for John Walsh I Was it me, then, or was i...
Rochford Street Review · 1w ago

Teasing Threads – Lady Gaga’s ‘Telephone’

Chris Palazzolo looks at a quintessential piece of Americana Barack Obama has a lot to answer for. The image of disciplined professionalism his administration projected to the world, its cau...
Rochford Street Review · 2W ago

Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: Robyn Rowland

Robyn Rowland Seven poems Contemporary Irish Poetry Index   Robyn Rowland is an Irish-Australian citizen, visiting Ireland for thirty-four years, where she lives in Connemara. She also visit...
Rochford Street Review · 2W ago

Robyn Rowland: Seven Poems

Biographical Note Contemporary Irish Poetry Index Contents The long walk Bread line massacre Golden flight Invisible fields: from the sequence ‘Four Poems on Love’ Resistance, always On the ...
Rochford Street Review · 2W ago

Juan Garrido Salgado- biographical note

Juan Garrido Salgado immigrated to Australia from Chile in 1990, fleeing the regime that burned his poetry and imprisoned and tortured him for his political activism. He has published five b...
Rochford Street Review · 2W ago

Juan Garrido Salgado: six poems with translations

I Invite Jorge Luis Borges to My Birthday to Play Chess with Me after ‘The Game of Chess’ by J. L. Borges I Sitting at the board pending movements, two seats, one occupied. The other waits f...