Mark Lindsey was awarded his MA in Creative Writing from the University of Sheffield and is currently working on his first full collection of experimental, hybrid poetry. His writing uses prose poetry, poetic essays and collage to explore issues of fiction and truth, politics, history, misogyny, psychology and trauma. His research includes explorations of grief,Continue reading “NEXT TO NOTHING and THIS WAS MEANT TO BE A STORY by Mark Lindsey”

Unpacking by Margaret Viboolsittiseri

Margaret Viboolsittiseri is a visual poet with pieces currently showing with the nonprofit Uniting US at several art exhibitions in Washington, D.C. She’s contributed to many anthologies, including Aww-Struck: Poetic and Critical Responses Themed Around Cuteness (Poem Atlas, 2021), The Mouth of a Lion: Apocalyptic visual poetry (Steel Incisors, 2021), and ‘My teeth don’t chewContinue reading “Unpacking by Margaret Viboolsittiseri”

Elephants Sleep in Bunk Beds by Carl Burkitt

Carl Burkitt likes telling tales. He tells long tales, short tales, silly tales, sad tales, and tells them online, behind a mic, in books, in schools, and on the sofa with his young family. Elephants Sleep in Bunk Beds is Carl’s debut children’s collection. Praise for the Author “Poems of joy, wonder and silliness. CarlContinue reading “Elephants Sleep in Bunk Beds by Carl Burkitt”

Beir Bua Poetry Press and Sustainability in Publishing

Our printers are based in London and  are certified as a B Corporation to measure our impact on the environment and help drive us to be even more conscious of our footprint. We use a Print On Demand system even though profit margins will favour some books getting massive print runs, the long-term plan for most publishingContinue reading “Beir Bua Poetry Press and Sustainability in Publishing”

Michelle Moloney King

About Michelle Moloney King With an undergrad in Computer Science, a primary school teacher and with a passion for meditation, Buddhism…starting a post-avant poetry press came about after wanting to support Ireland’s neo-natal loss charity and 2020 Lockdown. Moloney King, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. “I became nobody during Ireland’s first lockdown, my little family expect nothingContinue reading “Michelle Moloney King”

Encomium: Cento Paradelles by Matthew Schultz

Matthew Schultz is the Director of the Writing Center and Adjunct Associate Professor of English. He earned both his B.A. and M.A. in English Literature at John Carroll University and his Ph.D. in English Literature from Saint Louis University where he specialized in Irish Studies, Literary Modernism, and Postcolonial Theory. Matt is the author of HauntedContinue reading “Encomium: Cento Paradelles by Matthew Schultz”

Perpignan by Tim Murphy

Perpignan Transient ghosts cope with the paradoxof knowing how to handle flawsby killing off costive thinkingwith a merciful sensation streakand reminding themselves of Perpignan,its walls and waiting rooms,its bookish baptisms,its slowly exploding border . . . The fears of thingswere still unconscious then,all of life was a bright trance.But now Perpignan has had its say.DeathContinue reading “Perpignan by Tim Murphy”

Interview – Elizabeth M Castillo

intro: British/Mauritian. Poet. Writer. Indie-press promoter. Plant-lover. Polyglot. Homeschooling mother. Everyone calls me Lizzie. When / why did you start writing poetry? – answers in adjectivesSad, lonely, painful, grieving. Frustrated, isolated, seething, erupting. Relieved, soothed, released, understood. How do you write a poem? – answer in five verbs.Appear.Scramble.Pin down.Fine tune.Put away.  What is your definition ofContinue reading “Interview – Elizabeth M Castillo”

The State of Moving by Lucia Sellars

Lucia Sellars plays with text, fine art and moving image. Her writing has been published in poetry magazines and anthologies such as Utopia (Hesterglock Press) and Repeal the 8th (Sad Press). Her film work has been selected and screened in many Film Festivals around the world. You can see more of her work at reading “The State of Moving by Lucia Sellars”