The Untimely Death of My Mother’s Hens


The Untimely Death of My Mother’s Hens by Breda Spaight
New Irish Voices No. 5

Southword Editions, 2019, 30 pages
ISBN: 978-1-905002-63-4


Breda Spaight lives in Co. Limerick. She was among the poets accepted to the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series, and the Introductions Reading at the Cork International Poetry Festival. Her work has appeared in Southword, Poetry Ireland Review, Ambit, Aesthetica, and The North (Irish issue). She was a featured poet in The Stinging Fly and The Interpreter’s House. She has won the Boyle Arts Festival Poetry Prize, and was among the poets in the Best New British and Irish Poets 2018 Eyewear anthology.

Review in Sphinx

Review in Poetry Ireland Review Issue 133