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Thought for the week: Indie Magazines

The latest issue of Mslexia features a thought-provoking article “Who Killed The Alarmist? Life and Death Among Literary Magazines.” In it, Debbie Taylor points out that while thousands of writers submit work to literary magazines every year, only a fraction of that number actually … Continue reading

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Eavan Boland: A Poet’s Dublin (Launch)

On Bloomsday weekend in Dublin a lot of  shop-window mannequins – and some people – sported straw hats; some were even in costume, despite the sunshine. The Rosie Hackett bridge is still a novelty.  Tourists are oblivious to the fact that … Continue reading

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