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Southword Issue 31

February 2017

 

 

Poetry

Short Stories

Reviews & Criticism

Submission Guidelines

 

 

Poetry

Editor (English)- Mary Noonan

 

Chicken Pox Nude | Liz Bahs
Taxi Drivers | Daniel Bennett
Poetics | Daniel Bennett
Samuel Isakovich | Maria Isakova Bennett
Parc Montsouris, 1961 | Sue Burge
Mouse Throw | Michael Casey
Talking the Owl Away | Katherine Duffy
It Isn’t Déjà Vu | Mark Granier
Sailing | Gloria Heffernan
Kathmandu | Jodie Hollander
How soon is another day to go nowhere | Stevie Howell
Marks on the Map | Brian Johnstone
Strumpfluchen | Fiona Larkin
Those First Evenings | Eamonn Lynskey
Formative | V. C. McCabe
The Coin | Richie McCaffery
Gerl | John Mee
Remote Capture | Geraldine Mitchell
Platinum Anniversary | Sinéad Morrissey
Last Game of the Night | John Murphy
The Page Turner | Lee Nash
The Discovery of Bread | James Owens
Lluvia de Peces | Cheryl Pearson
A lone whistle cut short | Simon Perchik
On the Nature of Light | Michael Ray
Shiftwork | Tadhg Russell
The Dancers | Michael Sheehan
Swan Lake | Sarah Strong
Owl Song | Matthew Sweeney
Tits and Free Time | Laura Tansley
A Present of a Bird | David Toms
Outsourced | Alan Weadick
 
 

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Short Stories

The winning and commended stories
from the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition 2016

Judge - Danielle McLaughlin

 

Shauna Mackay | The Idyllic Land of the 6’s
-- Winner of the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition

Laura Legge | Lingua Franca
-- 2nd Prize in the Seán Ó Faoláin Competition

Jan Carson | Amusements
Keeley Mansfield | A Balcony of Birds
Lucy Nelson | Getting it out

Bernadette Owens | Biafra

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Reviews & Criticism

Editor (English)- Patrick Cotter

 

Reviews

Kathy D'Arcy | on Windows of Graceland by Martina Evans and Parvit of Agelast by Máighréad Medbh
Roisin Kelly | on What the Wolf Heard by Daragh Breen and The Madhouse System by Graham Allen
Eugene O'Connell | on The Seasons of Cullen Church by Bernard O'Donoghue
 

 

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