Writers Chat 29:Karen Lee Street on Edgar Allan Poe and The Empire of the Dead (Oneworld: London, 2019)

Writers Chat – Edgar Allan Poe and The Empire of the Dead Karen, you’re very welcome to my Writers Chat. We last chatted about Edgar Allan Poe and The Jewel of Peru and today we'll discuss  Edgar Allan Poe and The Empire of the Dead which was described as “a gripping read, and a worthy homage … Continue reading Writers Chat 29:Karen Lee Street on Edgar Allan Poe and The Empire of the Dead (Oneworld: London, 2019)

As the world slowly opens…so, too, do the art galleries

The Irish Times recently published Gemma Tipton's guide to "The best artworks to see in Ireland's reopened galleries". Margo and I are thrilled that Duality is deemed one of them: Margo McNulty’s show, Duality, is a collaboration with writer Shauna Gilligan, and both are fascinated by the stories that wrap around, and soak into the land. Find prints, … Continue reading As the world slowly opens…so, too, do the art galleries

In Difficult Times…

In difficult times, literature can be a respite or a road map, fiction can offer a way forward or a means of escape, and poetry can be a pronouncement or a poultice. This is what the Paris Review (233) editorial note by Emily Nemens reminds us. It is to literature that we turn. In need … Continue reading In Difficult Times…