Southword 38


Southword Editions, 2020, 112 pages
ISBN: 978-1-905002-69-6

Issue 38 includes new poetry by Dean Browne, new non-fiction by Anthony Walton, a photo-essay by John Minihan and the winners and shortlistees of the recent Seán O’Faoláin International Short Story Competition (judged by Billy O’Callaghan) and Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition (judged by Kim Addonizio).


Seán Ó Faoláin International Short Story Competition

1st Prize: Mike Allen

2nd Prize: Peter Hughes

Shortlist: Cristina Ioana Aramă, Shelley Hastings, Kelly Kirwan, Jean Roarty

Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition

1st Prize: Jennifer Saunders

2nd Prize: Chris Burke

3rd Prize: Jed Myers

Shortlist: Chris Burke, Marie Coveney, Cian Ferriter, Justin Hunt, Kathryn Merwin, Katherine Noble, Melissa Studdard, Leslie Williams, Mary Woodward


Theresa Muñoz, Dean Browne, Kęstutis Navakas, Maram al-Masri


Anthony Walton, Carlo Gébler, Theo Dorgan


John Minihan

Cover Image

The ornithologists from Paradisi Regained by Daphne Rocou