40 Autumn/Winter 2012
NEW POEMS BY: Faye Boland, Alison Brackenbury, Sam Gardiner, Rebecca Gethin, Kevin Graham, Nicola Griffin, Richard Halperin, Sean Hewitt, Kevin Higgins, Carolyn Jess-Cooke, Will Johnson, Noel King, Leo Lavery, Thomas McCarthy, Gill McEvoy, Tom Mathews, Martin Monahan, Sinead Morrissey, Michael Mott, Kate Noakes, Ruth O’Callaghan, Karen O’Connor, Paul o’Prey, Kevin O’Shea, Kate Quigley, J Stephen Rhodes, Gabriel Rosenstock, Floyd Skloot, C P Stewart, Rebecca Tamas, David Trame, Karina Tynan
ALSO: Poems by Ezra Pound and Kevin Kiely
To mark the publication of this 40th issue, the second section contains new poems by writers whose work also appeared in the first issue in 1999. They are Eva Bourke (translating Rilke), Patrick Cotter, John F. Deane, Fred Johnston, Medbh McGuckian, Michael Mackmin, Michael Massey, Gerry Murphy, Les Murray, Robert Nye, George Szirtes and David Wheatley.
COVER: ‘Adam and Eve,’ by Harry Wakeman
ILLUSTRATIONS: by Anna Haenko, Jeanette McCulloch, Matthew Wakeman
NEW POEMS BY: Kevin Conroy, Kevin Crossley-Holland, John F Deane, Tom Duddy, Frank Dullaghan, Laurence O’Dwyer, Susan Millar Du Mars, Martin Dyar, Josh Ekroy, Hilary Elfick, Andrew Fentham, Tom French, Richard Halperin, Robert Hamberger, Rachael Hegarty, Lucy Ingrams, Fred Johnston, Maitreyabandhu, Barbara A Morton, Robert Nye, Leanne O’Sullivan, Michelle O’Sullivan, Ian Pople, Billy Ramsell, Denise Ryan, Cherry Smyth, Gerard Smyth, Eamonn Wall, Grace Wells, Paul Whyte, Saint James Harris Wood, Abigail Zammit.
ALSO: An essay on Bernard O’Donoghue by Barney Norris; a poem in Irish and English by Gabriel Rosenstock; a poem by Geoffrey O’Donoghue of Glenflesk (1616?-1678), with English translation by Gabriel Rosenstock; a poem by Andres Catalan translated by himself from the Spanish of his original poem
COVER: ‘Il Papa II’ by Hughie O’Donoghue
ILLUSTRATIONS: by Steve Cannon, Anna Haenko, Alice Hoult, J Kastner, Jeanette McCulloch, and Alvaro Santamaria
NEW POEMS BY: Graham Allen, Liam Aungier, Michael Bartholomew-Biggs, Dominic Connell, John Daniel, Kate Dempsey, Joe Dresner, Jim Feeney, Mary Melvin Geoghegan, Chrissie Gittins, Kate Gordon, Jennifer Grigg, Liam Guilar, Richard Halperin, Maurice Harmon, Rory Johnston, Terry Jones, Tony Keating, Will Kemp, Kevin Kiely, James Lawless, Melinda Lovell, Clare McCotter, Tom Mac Intyre, Noel Monahan, Katrina Naomi, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Rosemary Norman, Ian O’Brien, Anne O’Connor, John O’Malley, Leanne O’Sullivan, Frank C Praeger, John Prior, Ger Reidy, Annette Skade, Gillian Somerville-Large, Donna Sørensen, Charles Wilkinson, Saint James Harris Wood, Howard Wright, Nicholas YB Wong.
ALSO: A poem in French and English by Fred Johnston; a poem in Irish by Aonghus Fionn Ó Dálaigh (16th century) with a translation by Gabriel Rosenstock; a poem in Irish and English by Gréagóir Ó Duill; two poems in Irish by Macdara O’Looney, with translations by Gabriel Rosenstock; and a poem in Chinese by Yuan Haowen (11901257) with a translation by Kevin Maynard
COVER: ‘The Gentleman and the Goose’ by Julian Williams
ILLUSTRATIONS: by Maggie Bevan, Alice Hoult, Jeanette McCulloch, and Peadar O’Donoghue
NEW POEMS BY: Gary Allen, Kate Ashton, Nick Bridson Baker, Mike Barlow, Denise Blake, James Conway, John Daniel, Patrick Deeley, Stephen Devereux, Frank Dullaghan, Andrew Elliott, Mary Ellen Fean, Tom French, Kieran Furey, Peggie Gallagher, Andrew George, Peter Gill, Kevin Graham, Richard Halperin, Eleanor Hooker, Andrew Jamison, Michael Joyce, Helen Kelleher Kahn, Gerard Lee, eil McCarthy, Mary Turley McGrath, Nicholas McLachlan, James Manilow, Marie Marshall, Roy Marshall, John Mee, Deirdre Mellon, David Morgan, Abigail Morley, Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Robert Nye, Jean O’Brien, Cliona O’Connell, Colin Pink, Ger Reidy, Julie-ann Rowell, Annette Skade, Knute Skinner, Stephen Shields, Damian Smyth, Jocelyne Thebault, Mary Wight
ALSO: A poem in Irish by Louis de Paor, with an English translation by him, and two poems in Irish by Liam Ó Muirthile, with English translations by Gabriel Rosenstock.
COVER: ‘Shark and Window’ by Diarmuid Delargy
ILLUSTRATIONS: by Maggie Bevan, Elli Chortara, Alice Hoult, Hammond Journeaux and Jeanette McCulloch
NEW POEMS BY: Joseph Allen, Nick Bridson Baker, AC Bevan, Paul Birtill, Pat Boran, Róisín Collins, Gerald Dawe, John F Deane, Ted Deppe, Melissa Diem, Susan Donnelly, Siobhán DuffY, Alana Farrell, Gabriel Fitzmaurice, James Flynn, Owen Gallagher, Lisa Gaston, Rebecca Gethin, David Hale, Sheila Hamilton, Bruce J James, Antony Johae, Rory Johnston, Bridget Khursheed, Karen Lee, Kathleen McCracken, Michael McKimm, Michael Mackmin, Nancy Mattson, Patrick Moran, Gerry Murphy, Kathleen Murray, Robert Nye, Karen O’Connor, Gréagóir Ó Dúill, Philip Quirke, Liam Ryan, Marina Sánchez, Lidija Šimkuté, Jane Speare, Richard Tillinghast, Jessica Traynor, Ruth Valentine, Fred Voss, William Wall, David Winter and Joseph Woods
ALSO: An editorial tribute to Patrick Galvin, and one of his poems republished. Also a poem in Irish and English by Seán MacMathuna. And four haiku by Janak Sapkota, with Irish translations by Gabriel Rosenstock.
COVER: ‘Place Masséna Nice’ by Nick Bridson Baker
ILLUSTRATIONS: by Luis Fanti, Alice Hoult, Jeanette McCulloch, Peadar O’Donoghue and Thomas Knowler
NEW POEMS BY: Patricia Ace, Kate Ashton, David Ball, Michael Bartholomew-Biggs, Pat Boran, David Cooke, Monica Corish, Daniel Daly, Katherine Duffy, Sam Gardiner, Colin Graham, David Greenslade, Mike Grieve, Paul Groves, Erin Halliday, Lydia Harris, Francis Harvey, Aideen Henry, Bruce J James, Bernie Kenny, Noel King, Charles G Lauder Jr, Tom Lavelle, Brian Lee, Sean Lysaght, Catherine Phil MacCarthy, Medbh McGuckian, Andrew Marstrand, John Mole, David R Morgan, Barbara A Morton, Barney orris, Robert ye, Padraig O’Broin, Hugh O’Donnell, Christina Park, Edward Power, Willem M Roggeman, Aidan Rooney, Padraig Rooney, J Roycroft, Will Stone, Paul Stubbs, Edin Suljic, Jenny Vuglar, Grace Wells, Kate White, Charles Wilkinson, and Saint James Harris Wood
ALSO: Six haiku in Irish and English by Gabriel Rosenstock.
COVER: ‘Ballymule’ by Elizabeth Magill
ILLUSTRATIONS: by Diarmuid Delargy, Luis Fanti, Hammond Journeaux, Jeanette McCulloch, and Karen O’Connor
NEW POEMS BY: Michael Bartholomew-Biggs, Christine Brae, Paddy Bushe, Barry Butson, Aoife Casby, Jessica Colley, Stephanie Conybeare, Michael Dineen, Tom Duddy, Josh Ekroy, Michael Farry, Tom French, Peggie Gallagher, Liam Guilar, Richard Halperin, Sheila Hamilton, Michelle Hartman, Aidan Hayes, Rory Johnston, Joe Kane, David Keyworth, Dave Lordan, Danny McFadden, Afric McGlinchey, Denise McSheehy, Les Murray, Kate Newmann, Michael O’Dea, Hugh O’Donnell, Rita O’Donoghue, John O’Malley, Jennie Osborne, Keith Payne, Caroline Price, David Rock, Rosie Shepperd, Gerard Smyth, Julian Stannard, George Szirtes, Mags Treanor, Saint James Harris Wood, Zachary Wood, Anna Woodford, Adam Wyeth
ALSO: A poem in Irish by Catríona Ní Chléirchin, translated by the author, and another by Niamh Ní Lochlainn, translated by herself.
COVER: ‘Unspoken Love’ by Margaret Egan
ILLUSTRATIONS: by Adrian Duncan, Luis Fanti, Ingrid Haire-Sievens, Hammond Journeaux, Jeanette McCulloch and John Minihan
NEW POEMS BY: Gary Allen, Fred Beake, Charles Bennett, Martin Bennett, Ahimsa Timotei Bodhrán, Eva Bourke, Edward Boyne, Alison Brackenbury, Judy Brown, Moya Cannon, Derek Coyle, Annie Deppe, Moyra Donaldson, Frank Farrelly, Mary Melvin Geoghegan, Mark Granier, John Greening, Richard Halperin, Kevin Higgins, Eleanor Hooker, Bruce J James, Maureen Jivani, Michael Longley, Mike Loveday, Gill McEvoy, John McKeown, Michael Mackmin, Geraldine Mills, Fiona Moore, David R Morgam, Karen O’Connor, Finbarr O’Driscoll, Peter Porter, Chris Preddle, Andrew Rudd, Mo Ryan, Lorna Shaughnessy, KV Skene, Michael J Sugrue, William Wall, Tony Weston, Howard Wright
ALSO: A new abridged translation by Sean Mac Mathuna of Eibhlín Dudh Ní
Chonnail’s ‘Lament for Art O’Leary’. Also a poem by Elke Schmitter in German, with English and Irish translations by Hans-Christian Oesler and Gabriel Rosenstock.
Also a translation by Kevin Maynard from the Chinese of a poem by Zhang Jiu-Ling (678740).
Also, two poems by Matthias Politycki translated from the German by HansChristian Oesler.
Also a poem by Paul Casey in Zulu and in English.
COVER: ‘Merry-go-round, Lucca, Italy’ by Hilary Wakeman
ILLUSTRATIONS: by Luis Fanti, Hammond Journeaux, and Jeanette McCulloch
NEW POEMS BY: Patricia Byrne, Monica Corish, Daniel Daly, John Daniel, Edward Denniston, Dympna Dreyer, Hilary Elfick, Julian Farmer, Denise Garvey, Libby Hart, Bruce J James, Joan Johnston, Ilya Kaminsky, Angela Kirby, Anatoly Kudryavitsky, Anna Lewis, Michael Longley, Sean Lysaght, Terry McDonagh, Niall McGrath, Paula Meehan, David R Morgan, John O’Malley, Peter Phillips, Peter Porter, Shelley Roche-Jacques, Peter Salisbury, Kate Scott, Knute Skinner, Bee Smith, Cherry Smyth, Will Stone, Ginny Sullivan, Richard Toovey, Deborah Tyler-Bennett, William Wall, Eoghan Walls, Tony Weston, Philip Wilson, Saint James Harris Wood, Joe Yule
ALSO: Six Japanese poems translated into Irish, with back translations into English, by Gabriel Rosenstock
COVER: ‘Tara Hill’ by Jeanette McCulloch
ILLUSTRATIONS: by Nick Bridson Baker, Maggie Bevan, Luis Fanti and Jeanette McCulloch