Theoretical Archaeology

“I was smoking at the time / I always loved smoking more than I loved myself”

Poetry Issue 41, Volume Two: Winter 2019-20

Emer Lyons

Emer Lyons is a lesbian writer from West Cork living in New Zealand. She has a creative/critical PhD in lesbian poetry and shame from the University of Otago where she is the postdoctoral fellow in Irish Studies at the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies. Emer was the featured poet in Issue 41 Volume Two – Winter 2019-20. Most recently, her writing can be found at The Pantograph Punch, Newsroom, Queer Love: An Anthology of Irish Fiction, Landfall, and upcoming in Meridians.