Issue 37/Volume 2

Winter 2017-18



  • Pages: 224
  • ISBN: 978-1-906539-67-2
  • Published: Nov 2017


Special Feature: On Housing & Homelessness


Catherine Murphy – Unclean
Méabh de Brún – Liminal Bus Café
Rozz Lewis – Pokey-Out Wire
Christy Edwall – The mothers
Joseph O’Connor – The Breakers
Kathleen Murray – Diarmúid’s Enormous Head
Neasa McHale – Policy
Cathy Sweeney – The Door
Kevin Curran – Adventure Stories for Boys


Craig Gibson – Homeless in Belfast: A Diary
Lane Shipsey – Sweet Home Under White Clouds
Rachel Andrews – Our Good Dreams
Keith Payne – Marinaleda: A Town Less Ordinary
Catrina Davies – Why I live in a shed
Danielle McLaughlin – Mespil Revisited
Caelainn Hogan – No Shelter
Sean Finnan – Keeping Pace With Reality
Lois Kapila – Review: Evicted by Matthew Desmond


Mark Ronan – Squat Serenity
Axe Marnie – Spacious
Kate O’Shea – Train Journey
Lani O’Hanlon – Until The Young Are Reared
Colm Keegan – Austerity
Kevin Higgins – Sold
Jessamine O’Connor – Notice
Toby Buckley – How Homeless is Homeless


Simon Ó Faoláin – Tigh NAMA, Corca Dhuibhne


More Fiction

Aoife Casby – Famine: An Artwork
Serge Shea – Effects On The Side
Rachel Mulholland – Compost
Kathleen MacMahon – Tonight or Tomorrow

More Poems

Ted Deppe – Inauguration Night
Jessica Traynor – Citizens’ Assembly
Dean Browne – Twin
Jo Slade – Diary entry: Compass
Jenna Clake – Organisational Skills for the Hungry
Geraldine Mitchell – If You Go Into The Woods…
Carolyn Jess-Cooke – Pool
Robert Gibb – Late Harvest
Kevin Graham – There
Kate Feld – A Fine Day
John Porter – Well there is a war on
P.C. Vandall – Ode To A Poem
Damian Smyth – The Ballydugan Visitants
Katherine Duffy – Embellished
Kathryn Paulsen – How It Was
Matthew Sweeney – Two poems
Annie Deppe – In Flew Chaos

Featured Poet

Breda Spaight


Emilie Pine – Notes on Bleeding

Cover Artwork

Niamh Flanagan


Fergal Condon