Edited by Danielle McLaughlin

An anthology of writing by contemporary Irish lawyer-writers, paired with extracts from a legal judgment of the writers’ choosing – with all proceeds in aid of Peter McVerry Trust. —

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Safe Words

Embarrassment, unease, discomfort – these are the building blocks of a new language; the first steps on a path beyond the consoling myths of the everyday.


A Stranger Still: In Memoriam Anna Kavan

On the fiftieth anniversary of her death, Anna Kavan's contribution to twentieth century literature remains grossly under-appreciated.


Problem Pages

Reflecting on the creation of her first collection of short stories, Mia Gallagher elucidates the perpetual lesson of writing: that it’s always easy, and always hard.

From the Archives

🔒 Poetry

Summerhouse Dream

Issue 8, Volume 1: Autumn/Winter 2000

🔒 Essay

Those London Visits

Issue 31, Volume 2: Summer 2015 (The London Issue)

🔒 Fiction

Novel In Progress – Chapter 8

Issue 10, Volume 1: Autumn 2001

🔒 Poetry

Cherry Blossoms

Issue 27, Volume 2: Spring 2014